Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium

2010-10-13 21:37
VCA Stadium in Nagpur.

Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, India

Established: 2008

Capacity: 45,000

Floodlights: Yes

End names: Secretary End, Pavilion End

The newly-built VCA stadium replaced the old Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground and hosted  its first international match, the 4th Test between India and Australia, as recently as November 2008, which India won by 172 runs. The Aussie spinner Jason Krejza had finished with 12 wickets and Harbhajan Singh with seven.

Spread over 33 acres, it has all the modern amenities, including wi-fi environment and a capacity of accommodating 45,000 people. The venue also boasts of world class training and practice facilities along with an all seater arrangement. Four matches will be played here during the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

Ground Statistics ODI
* Highest team total: 354, by India against Australia in 2009/10.
* Lowest team total: 255, by Australia against India in 2009/10.
* Highest individual score: 124, by Mahendra Singh Dhoni against Australia in 2009/10.
* Best bowling in an innings: 3/35, by Ravindra Jadeja against Australia in 2009/10.


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