Sports in Lucknow
Cricket in Lucknow
There are many cricket academies in Lucknow namely, Abhijeet Sinha Cricket Academy, Lucknow Cricket Hostel, Naqvi Cricket Academy and Drona Cricket Academy.
Hockey India League in Lucknow
The Hockey India League is also played in Lucknow; it is known as called Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the city.
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Indian Badminton League in Lucknow
The Indian Badminton League also has a team in Lucknow. The franchise is called Awadhe Warriors and consists of P.V. Sindhu, Guru Sai Dutt, K. Srikanth, Ruthvika Shivani, K. Maneesha, Nanda Gopala and others. It is owned by the Sahara India Pariwar and is based at the Babu Banarasi Das U.P. Badminton Academy in the city.
Stadiums in Lucknow
Lucknow Football Clubs
Football is gaining popularity in Lucknow though it does not match the popularity of cricket. Football enthusiasts get their dose of matches played by Chowk Sporting and Sahara FC at Chowk Stadium and Dilkusha grounds.
Lucknow Race Course
Located on Bahadur Shah Marg in the cantonment area of Lucknow, the race course has a long history having been established in 1880. Spread over 70 acres, it is a much needed green oasis in the heart of the city.
Lucknow Golf Club
The Lucknow Golf Club on Kalidas Marg is where lovers of the game can swing their clubs. Located next to La Martiniere, it was established in the mid-19th century. It offers its members a range of facilities including fairways, a clubhouse, bar and restaurant and a gymnasium. The Captain’s Cup and Abeer Gulal golf tournaments are popular events on the calendar.
Guru Gobind Singh Sports College
The Guru Gobind Singh Sports College in Lucknow offers sportspersons world class facilities for cricket, hockey, athletics, football and volleyball. In fact, the Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium is located within the college complex. It is located on Kursi Road, 10 km from the heart of the city.
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