IPL 2016: Kanpur to host Gujarat Lions remaining home matches

Kanpur: Suresh Raina led Gujarat Lions on Saturday announced Kanpur as their new home ground for their remaining games of the IPL 2016.

GL owner Keshav Bansal said that he expects same love and affection from Kanpur.

“Fans in Rajkot have been our strength and we are overwhelmed with the love and support we have received from them. It is our honour and privilege to now bring IPL to the state of Uttar Pradesh and play our remaining home matches at Kanpur. We are very excited and enthused by our performance thus far and we are confident of receiving the same love and affection from fans in Kanpur,” said Keshav Bansal, director, Intex Technologies and owner Gujarat Lions.

Gujarat Lions will take on Kolkata Knight Riders on May 19 and will play against Mumbai Indians on May 21.

With vehement batting line-up, Gujarat Lions played some tremendous Cricket in IPL 2016.