Wankhede Stadium - MAHARASHTRA
Wankhede Stadium is an international cricket stadium in Mumbai, India.It is owned and operated by Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and is the home ground of the Mumbai Indians. It houses the headquarters of MCA, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and the Indian Premier League (IPL). The stadium is situated near Marine Drive in the Churchgate neighbourhood. Several old cricket clubs are near the stadium, including Hindu Gymkhana, Parsi Gymkhana and Cricket Club of India (CCI). The stadium has been host to numerous high-profile cricket matches in the past, most notably the 2011 Cricket World Cup Final, in which India defeated Sri Lanka and became the first country to win the Cricket World Cup on home soil. It hosted the last match of Sachin Tendulkar's international career.
Rajiv Gandhi Stadium - HYDERABAD
The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, also colloquially known as Hyderabad Cricket Stadium is a cricket stadium in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Located in the eastern suburb of Uppal, it has a maximum capacity of 55,000 and extends across 15 acres of land. It serves as the home ground for the Hyderabad Cricket Association and the Indian Premier League team Sunrisers Hyderabad. As of 18 January 2023, it has hosted 5 Tests, 7 ODIs, and 3 T20Is. This stadium hosted the opener and final of 2017 Indian Premier League, and also the final of 2019 Indian Premier League. It is named after the former prime minister of India Rajiv Gandhi.
Narendra Modi Stadium - AHMEDABAD
The Narendra Modi Stadium (formerly known as Motera Stadium) is a cricket stadium situated in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Complex, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. It is the largest stadium in the world, with a seating capacity of 132,000 spectators. The stadium is owned by the Gujarat Cricket Association and serves as a venue for Test, ODI, T20I, FC, List-A, T20 and Indian Premier League cricket matches. The stadium was constructed in 1983 and was first renovated in 2006. It became the regular venue for international matches in the city. In 2015, the stadium was closed and demolished before being completely rebuilt by February 2020, with an estimated cost of ₹800 crore (US$100 million). Apart from cricket, the stadium has hosted several programs arranged by the Government of Gujarat. It has hosted matches during the 1987, 1996, and 2011 Cricket World Cups. As of 2022, the stadium has hosted 14 Tests, 27 ODIs, 6 T20s matches and 2 IPL matches On 24 February 2021, the stadium was renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium by the Gujarat Cricket Association after the current Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, a Gujarat native, who was also the president of Gujarat Cricket Association (2009–2014) and the chief minister of the state from 2001 - 2014. It hosted its first ever pink ball test match on 24 February 2021 between India and England. The arena will host the final of the 2023 ICC World Cup on 19 November.
MCA International Stadium - PUNE
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium is a cricket stadium situated in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It is owned and operated by Maharashtra Cricket Association. It is located beside the Pune - Mumbai expressway in Pune district. It is the home ground of the Maharashtra cricket team and Maharashtra women's cricket team, it is the headquarters of the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA). This stadium is situated on the outskirts of city limit of Pune in Gahunje village. Before existence of this arena, Nehru Stadium of downtown Pune was the home ground of Maharashtra Cricket team and venue for international matches organised by MCA. This arena is designed by Michael Hopkins. It is designed like a deep bowl. Hopkins Architects of London was commissioned to design a new 37,000-seat stadium in Pune. This stadium's final phase of construction is still yet to complete. The arena's 75% seating area still do not have roof. It has floodlights to organise contests at night. In 2012, it was inaugurated by then BCCI and ICC president Sharad Pawar. In April 2012, the first IPL match was played between Kings XI Punjab and Pune Warriors. The first Twenty20 International match at the stadium was played between India and England in December 2012. The first Test match at the stadium was played between India and Australia in February 2017. The arena is set to host 5 games of 2023 ICC World Cup including India - Bangladesh.
MA Chidambaram Stadium - TAMIL NADU
Muthiah Annamalai Chidambaram Stadium, commonly known as the Chepauk Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1916, it is the second oldest cricket stadium in the country after Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Formerly known as Madras Cricket Club Ground, the stadium is named after M. A. Chidambaram Chettiar, former president of BCCI and Head of TNCA. It is the home ground of the Tamil Nadu cricket team and the Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings. Chepauk hosted its first Test match on 10 February 1934, the first Ranji Trophy match in 1936 and the Indian cricket team's first test victory in 1952 against England. The 1986 India-Australia match held at Chepauk was only the second ever Tied Test in the history of the game.
M Chinnaswamy Stadium - KARNATAKA
The Mangalam Chinnaswamy Stadium, also known as Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium is a cricket stadium in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. Flanked by the picturesque Cubbon Park, Queen's Road, Cubbon and uptown MG Road, this five-decade-old stadium is situated in the heart of the city of Bangalore It has a seating capacity of 40,000, and regularly hosts Test cricket, One Day Internationals (ODI), Twenty20 Internationals (T20i) and other First-class cricket matches, as well as musical and cultural events. The stadium is the home ground of the Karnataka state cricket team and the Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. It is owned by the Government of Karnataka and has been leased out to the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) for a period of 100 years. Formerly known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium, it was later rechristened in tribute to Mangalam Chinnaswamy Mudaliar, a lawyer from Mandya and the founding member of the Mysore State Cricket Association. He served the KSCA for four decades and was also president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977 to 1980. It is the first cricket stadium in the world to use solar panels to generate a bulk of the electricity needed to run the stadium. The panels were procured through the "Go Green" initiative of the KSCA. In 2016 a water purification plant was added, and by January 2017 a system of aeration and drainage was in place to avoid matches being curtailed due to a wet outfield.
HPCA Stadium - HIMACHAL PRADESH
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, abbreviated as the HPCA Stadium, is a beautiful picturesque cricket stadium located in the city of Dharamshala in the Kangra district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The town of Dharamsala is best known internationally as the home of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. It is also considered as one of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world.
Eden Gardens - KOLKATA, WEST BENGAL
The Eden Gardens is an international cricket stadium in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Established in 1864, it is the oldest and second-largest cricket stadium in India and third-largest in the world. The stadium currently has a capacity of 68,000.
BRSABVE Cricket Stadium - LUCKNOW
Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, generally known as Ekana Cricket Stadium, is an international cricket stadium in Lucknow, India. This arena has a seating capacity of 50,000, thus it is the fifth largest international cricket stadium of India. The stadium was previously named as "Ekana Cricket Stadium" carries significant meaning and symbolism "Ekana" is a Sanskrit word that translates to "one" or "unity". And was later it was renamed by GoUP on the name of former Prime minister of India, Bharat Ratna Shree Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The stadium has the longest straight boundaries in comparison to all the stadiums in India. This arena is the home ground of Uttar Pradesh cricket team and also the home venue of IPL franchise Lucknow Super Giants. In 2019, the Afghanistan cricket team used it as their home ground.
Arun Jaitley Stadium - DELHI
The Arun Jaitley Stadium is a cricket stadium owned and operated the Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) and located on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi. It was established in 1883 as the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, and named after the nearby Kotla fort. It is the second oldest functional international cricket stadium in India, after the Eden Gardens of Kolkata. As of 25 October 2019, it has hosted 34 Tests, 25 ODIs and 6 T20I. In a 2017 felicitation ceremony, the DDCA named four stands of the stadium after former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi, former India all-rounder Mohinder Amarnath, former India and Delhi opener Gautam Gambhir. The home team's dressing room was named after Raman Lamba and the away dressing room after Prakash Bhandari.
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