The D Y Patil Sports Stadium is a football and a cricket stadium at D Y Patil campus at Nerul in Mumbai, It was designed by Hafeez Contractor. The stadium was officially inaugurated on 4 March 2008. The capacity of 55,000 makes it the ninth-largest cricket ground in India. The stadium makes use of bucket seats and cantilever roofs that eliminate the need for columns. 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.