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The DY Patil Sports Stadium (full official name) is a football and a cricket stadium at D. Y. Patil campus, Nerul, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The stadium has all the facilities of an international football and a cricket stadium and has been designed by Hafeez Contractor, one of India's premier architects.
The stadium was officially inaugurated on 4 March 2008, and was the home ground for IPL team Mumbai Indians . It hosted 3 IPL matches for the Mumbai Indians and has also hosted the 2008 Indian Premier League Final.
In 2014 it was announced that DY Patil Stadium will be the home ground of the ISL franchise Mumbai City FC . All Mumbai City FC home matches were played in DY Patil stadium. It also hosted the Final of Hero ISL 2014 between Atlético de Kolkata and Kerala Blasters FC .The stadium also hosted 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. It was picked over Cooperage Ground.
The capacity of 55,000 makes it the ninth largest cricket ground in India and to make sure each spectator has a comfortable and clear viewing experience, the entire ground has bucket seats and cantilever roofs that eliminate the need for columns. It is the largest sports venue by capacity in Mumbai.
The stadium also has other facilities including 9 tennis hard courts, 4 indoor badminton courts and an Olympic sized swimming pool. A unique feature of the stadium is the cantilever roof which eliminates the need for any supports thus providing the spectators with an unobstructed view of the match from any place within the stand.