M.A Chidhambaram Cricket Stadium Chennai


This article reveals the details about the M.A Chidhambaram Cricket Stadium Chennai.

M.A Chidhambaram Cricket Stadium Chennai


M.A Chidhambaram Cricket Stadium Chennai
Location of chennai cricket stadium : Chepauk, Chennai cricket stadium

Establishment of chennai cricket stadium : 1916

Capacity of chennai cricket stadium: 50,000

Owner of chennai cricket stadium : Government of Tamil Nadu

Architect of chennai cricket stadium : Hopkins Architects, England

Operator of chennai cricket stadium : Tamil Nadu Cricket Association

End names of chennai cricket stadium : Anna Pavilion End ; V Pattabhiraman Gate End

International information regarding chennai cricket stadium

First Test played at chennai cricket stadium : 10 February 1934: India v England

Last Test played at chennai cricket stadium : 11 December 2008: India v England

First ODI playes at chennai cricket stadium : October 1987: India v Australia

Last ODI playe at chennai cricket stadium : 10 December 2010: India v New zealand

Domestic team information of M.A. Chidambaram/chennai cricket stadium

Tamil Nadu (1916-present)
Chennai Super Kings (IPL) (2008-present)


Details about M.A Chidambaram Stadium


The M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is a historic cricket stadium located in chennai, India. This stadium has given lot of interesting and successful matches for India. The stadium is named after M. A. Chidambaram, who is known to be the former President of BCCI and the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association. M.A Chidambaram stadium was earlier known as Madras Cricket Club Ground. It is famously known as Chepauk. 10 February 1934 on which the first match was held in this stadium. Here where our Indian cricket team won its first ever Test victory here in 1952 against England. Chennai cricket stadium is the home ground for IPL's Chennai Super Kings led by current Indian captain MS Dhoni.

The facts and figures of M.A Chidambaram cricket stadium/chennai cricket stadium


Virender Sehwag's 319 against South Africa is the highest test score at the chennai cricket stadium.

This chennai cricket stadium played host to the second tied-test in the history of test cricket.

Saeed Anwar's 194 against India is the highest score on this cricket stadium in cheenai.

England hold the record for the highest score on this chennai cricket stadium so far when they hit 652-7d runs against India.

The Indians hold the record for the lowest score at the cricket stadium in cheenai when England restricted them to just 83.

Narendra Hirwani's match bowling figures of 16/136 currently are the best at the ground


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