M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

2010-10-13 21:25
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore.

M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, India

Also or formerly known as Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium

Established: 1969

Capacity: 42,000

Floodlights: Yes

End names: Pavilion End, BEML End

Home team: Karnataka, Royal Challegers Bangalore

The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is one of the premier cricket stadiums of India. Flanked by the picturesque Cubbon Park and uptown MG Road, this three-decade-old stadium is situated in the heart of the city of Bangalore. Formerly known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) stadium, the ground was later rechristened in tribute to Mr. M. Chinnaswamy, who had served the KSCA for four decades and was also president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977-1980. This stadium with a seating capacity of 42,000 not only regularly hosts Test cricket, One Day Internationals (ODI) and other First-class cricket matches, but also other 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.

One Day International Match Records

Highest total: 347-2 - Australia v India 12 November 2003
Highest individual score: 121 - Roy Dias, Sri Lanka v India, 26 September 1982
Best bowling: 5-35 - Paul Jarvis, England v India, 26 February 1993
Most runs: 365 - Sachin Tendulkar, India, scored in 7 matches at an average of 52.14 with a highest individual score of 117
Most wickets: 10 - Javagal Srinath, India, taken in 5 matches at an average of 25.10 with best figures of 5-41


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