Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium is an international standard cricket stadium in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is a stadium under public-private partnership. With a seating capacity of 50,000, it became the third largest international cricket stadium in India. Formerly known as the Ekana International Cricket Stadium, it was later renamed in the honor of the late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, a former Indian Prime Minister. In July 2019, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) approved it as the new home ground for Afghanistan national cricket team.