Home Minister Amit Shah digitally inaugurated the renamed Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium at a ceremony organised at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. DDCA also unveiled a new pavilion stand at the stadium and named it after skipper Virat Kohli
Delhi's Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium is a Test venue and is the home of IPL team Delhi Capitals. Former BJP heavyweight Arun Jaitley, who died on August 24, was the president of DDCA and oversaw the renovation of the historic Kotla.
After losing the race for the president’s post to TV personality Rajat Sharma by 517 votes, he said that the machinery used for election was the government’s and hinted that someone might have tinkered with it.