‘Castle of Cricket’, The Pune based- Blades of Glory museum. The castle was founded by Rohan Pate, a former U-19 Maharashtra cricket participant. The Museum, which is known as the world’s Largest Cricket Museum has added another feather in its cap with a record.
Rohan Pate, got himself registered in the Golden Book of World Records (GBWR) & in World Records India (WRI), the report revealed last Friday.
The museum is honoured with various category awards alike:
- Certificates of Excellence (by Golden Book of World Records, an exclusive International Book of Records & World Records India for possessing over 51,000 cricket memorabilia items from cricket players all over the world displayed in a 5000 Square feet big gallery at Sahkar Nagar in Pune.)
- The World Record Award (by the World Record Academy, Miami, USA for being the world’s largest museum in March 2021.)
At the museum, the 5000 sq.ft long gallery has many cricket items, essentially bats, balls, shoes, t-shirts & trousers signed by the captains of the World Cup winning teams, personal cricket items signed & used by cricketing legends including Sir Donald Bradman, Kapil Dev, M.S. Dhoni, VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid, Desmond Haynes, Sir Viv Richards, Imran Khan, Virat Kohli & Sunil Gavaskar among others.
One who has a great fan-base for the legendary cricketers and a heartiest cricket lover, this place can amaze them with various thrillers. As the museum is also incorporated with onliest cricketing equipment of players around the globe including those of legends who have passed away. The museum has a separate branch for Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli. If we talk about the inauguration of the department, you will find that Virat himself visited the museum and inaugurated the section dedicated to him.
The museum additionally has uncommon and distinctive used cricketing tools of gamers.