More than 10,000 fans are expected to attend the event in the two cities © IANS
More than 10,000 fans are expected to attend the event in the two cities © IANS

Mumbai: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has organised fan parks for the first weekend of the new Indian Premier League (IPL) season on April 11 and 12.

The double-header weekend games will be screened live at Agra and Nagpur. More than 10,000 fans are expected to attend the event in the two cities.

“Apart from the live action on the mega screen, fans will enjoy a complete weekend entertainment package consisting of a separate kids play area and a host of other fun-filled activities like face painting, music, food and beverages and cricket centre to develop batting and bowling skills,” BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur said on Wednesday.

Agra College Ground and Resham Baug Ground, Nagpur, are the two venues where the gates will open at 2 p.m. for guests on a first-come-first-serve basis.

April 11 has two matches. At 4 p.m. Chennai Super Kings will take on Sunrisers Hyderabad which will be followed by the Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore game at 8 p.m.

On April 12, it will be Delhi Daredevils against Rajasthan Royals at 4 p.m. followed by Mumbai Indians vs Kings XI Punjab at 8 p.m.