(Last Updated on : 06/08/2013)
Cricket Stadiums of the South India consists of Nehru Stadium (Kochi
), Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chemplast Cricket Ground, IIT Madras, Central Polytechnic India Pistons Ground, Malabar State Police Ground, Manachira Maidan,Sree Narayana College Ground, Premier Tyres Oval, Fort Cochin Parade Maidan, Mahatma Gandhi
Memorial College Ground.
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is one of the prime cricket stadiums in India. The stadium is located in Bengaluru
. The stadium was established in the year 1969. It lies near the beautiful Cubbon Park and uptown MG Road. This three-decade-old stadium is located at the heart of the city of Bangalore. The Chinnaswami stadium was previously known as Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium (KSCA). Later the ground was named after Mr. M. Chinnaswamy who served for the KSCA for four decades and was the president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977-1980.
The Chinnaswami stadium has the seating capacity of 55,000 and it regularly hosts Tests and One Day International matches as well as other first class cricket matches. Beside these the stadium also arranges for the other musical and cultural events. The Chinnaswami stadium is the home ground of the Karnataka State Cricket Team.
M.A. Chidambaram Stadium
M.A. Chidambaram is one of the oldest stadiums of India. The stadium is popularly known as Chepauk
Stadium. The stadium was named after M.A, Chidambaram, the former president of Board of Control for Cricket in India
and Tamil Nadu Cricket Association
. The stadium was formerly known as Madras Cricket Club Ground. The Cheupauk stadium was established even before the presidency matches in 1916. The first test played in the M.A. Chidambaram stadium was the match between Douglas Jardine's England and CK Nayudu's India in the year 1933-34. This is the stadium where the first Ranji Trophy
Match was played, where AG Ram Singh took eleven wickets to bring victory for Madras (Chennai
) over Mysore
. The seating capacity of this stadium is fifty thousand. There are provisions for floodlights. The two end names are Anna Pavilion End and V. Pattabhiraman Gate End.
ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium Andhra Pradesh Cricket Association-Vishakapatnam District
Cricket Association) is a multi-purpose stadium in Visakhapatnam