(Last Updated on : 16-05-2013)
Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground is situated in Rajkot
, in the state of Gujarat
. This particular stadium is exclusively used for staging cricket matches. And it has, over the years since 1986, staged 10 ODI matches. This ground is also used for staging first class cricket matches, and it has so far staged 86 first cricket matches. This ground, will very soon, have new sister ground. And Saurashtra Cricket Association
is working to make a world class sports complex on the outer part of Khanderi village on Jamnagar highway, which is spread over 40 acres, around 10 km from Rajkot, Gujarat.
The stadium has a total capacity of 40,000 people, and hosts ODI and Test matches. Some of the features have been added to the stadium recently. The VVIP suites with fashionable balconies have been constructed recently. The complex will also have cricket ground & stadium, basketball, tennis, volleyball, badminton and squash courts, a swimming pool and an indoor stadium.
Ground Facts and Figures of Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground
* The highest partnership at the Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground is 196 by Saurav Ganguly
and Virendar Sehwag
for India against West Indies in the 2003/2004 season.
* The highest score by an individual batsman at the Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground is 160 by Tillakaratne Dilshan for Sri Lanka against India on 15th December 2009
* The highest ODI total at the Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground is 414/7 by India against Sri Lanka in the 2009 season it's also Highest ODI Score for India.
* The lowest ODI total at the Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground is 176/9 by West Indies against Sri Lanka in the 1998 season.
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