Playing cricket under flood lights is altogether a different experience. The thrill of colored clothing’s, white ball, ambient temperature and finally no sticky sun screen lotion. Yes playing in the night is a luxury and this luxury off course comes with additional cost. But a good game of cricket under lights is always special. Cricket under lights is preferred all over the world and cricket enthusiast of Hyderabad also has their fair share. We have listed below the cricket grounds in Hyderabad with flood lights available for booking.
- Vardhman Cricket Ground, Shamshabad
This famous sports venue was started in late 2012, developed and maintained by Vardhaman College of Engineering. Situated about 7 kms from Shamshabad towards kacharam village. Simply the best and the biggest cricket ground in Hyderabad. It has four flood light towers of 100 ft height and is easily the best option for night matches. You cannot take your eyes of the excellent outfield and a well maintained pitch, it also has standard sixty yard boundary and there is additional 10 yard space between boundary and fence. Pavilion for two teams, Stand to accommodate about 500 spectator proper fencing all throughout the boundary and ample parking space and list is endless. Not surprisingly the ground is preferred by IPL franchises and HCA for practice matches and is top rated ground in Hyderabad. There has been few matches organized which was covered LIVE in DD Sports and Neo Sports.
2. Lahari Resort Cricket Ground, Petancheru
The property belongs to very famous 3 star resorts of Hyderabad. It is rated among the best in Hyderabad when it comes to night matches. Well lit ground and 80 ft towers ensures that players can comfortably sight the ball at time of catches. With very well maintained pitch and outfield it is a hot cake among the corporate for night matches. Service in the property is also great and hence a perfect venue to host your next team event.
3. Babukhan Cricket Ground, Kokapet
Babukhan cricket ground “A home of corporate cricket in Hyderabad” has completed half a decade in 2016, and the ground has been a great host for all the cricket enthusiast of Hyderabad. The ground is located just a stone’s throw away distance from financial district in Gachibowli. This ground is simply the best option closer to the city. Flood light towers of height 65 ft is decent enough for good cricket match. Further the ground offers one of the best batting pitches, good outfield and availability of all the amenities under the sun makes it one of the sought after grounds. Over the years Babukhan Arena has developed the premise into a best sports complex in Hyderabad, there is a court for all the popular sports like football, Lawn tennis, basketball, Volleyball and coming up with g karting track and last but not the list a super awesome café “Dugout” to unwind and relax.
4. Saraswathi Cricket Ground 2, Gunlapochamally
Saraswathi Cricket Ground 2 located in Gundapochampally, close to Secundrabad area is another popular option for night matches closer to the city. Four tower standing at about 75 ft meters offers a good quality light for night matches. Quick outfield, fenced boundaries, a shed in player sitting area and provision of some refreshment makes the ground a nice and cozy place to play night matches. They allow late night matches as well which means cricket never stops here on weekends.
5. Central cricket Ground, Narapally
Central Cricket Ground at Narapally is among the few grounds in Hyderabad which started in 2010. The ground is located in Narapally village on Ghatkesar highway about 6kms from Uppal chaurasta. The promoters installed the lights much later in 2014. The flood light and the ground was renovated in Oct 2015. Hence we now have much improved lights, wicket and outfield the tower stands tall at about 55 ft and is one of the economical option for Night matches.
6. TKR Engineering College, Meerpet
This is situated inside TKR engineering college in Meerpet and very near to old city. It is a small ground but very well constructed, long fences ensure you do not spend more on the ball. The leveled green outfield and nice rolled wicket gives full value of your shots. Flood lights obviously make the ground more famous.
7. Sarojini Cricket & Fitness Academy, Baghlingampally
SCFA is a famous cricket and tennis academy located in heart of the city. Among the only few option within the city for Night matches. They provide mat on wicket for leather ball matches, however the ground is also suitable for hard tennis ball cricket and football. It is also a popular venue for corporate events and society cricket matches. Boundaries are short but 30ft high boundary netting keeps the cricket ball in play, however it has all the amenities in place.