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ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - Venues

Published: Wednesday, February 2, 2011, 0:22 [IST]
 
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Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera
This venue also known as the Gujarat Stadium, has a seating capacity of 54,000 with flood-lights and state-of-the-art facilities. It is the home ground of the Gujarat Ranji Trophy team and the Rajasthan Royals. It will host the fourth World Cup 2011 match, that is the Group A day-night encounter between Australia and Zimbabwe on Feb 20 and then the quarter final between the third team of Group B versus...

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
Formerly known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium and then renamed after a former board president, the stadium has a seating capacity of close to 50,000 along with floodlights and several modern amenities. It is the home ground of the Karnataka Ranji Trophy team as well as the Royal Challengers Bangalore. The venue will host the 15th World Cup day-night match between Group B teams...

M A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Also known as Chepauk and the Madras Cricket Club, the stadium can hold a maximum of 50,000 spectators with floodlights being installed since the 1996 World Cup. The stadium is the home ground to the Tamil Nadu Ranji team and the Chennai Superkings. It will be the venue of three World Cup 2011 matches - the 2nd match, between Kenya and New Zealand from Group A on Feb 20; the 21st match, between...

Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali
More popular known by its alias Mohali, this ground has an official capacity of 30,000. It is the home ground to the Punjab Ranji team and teh Kings XI Punjab. It will host two World Cup 2011 fixtures - the 16th match, between the Netherlands and South Africa from Group B on Mar 3; and the 27th match, between Ireland and the West Indies also from Group B on Mar 11. Mohali was transformed from a swamp with...

R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Formerly known as Khettarama Stadium, but changed to the name of a former Sri Lankan president, this venue holds as many as 35,000 spectators within its walls. It is well-equipped by international standards and possesses floodlights as well. The ground will hosts five World Cup 2011 match in all, starting with the 10th match of the tournament, between hosts Sri Lanka and Pakistan from Group A on Feb 26...

Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong
The stadium known by the two aliases of the Chittagong Divisional Stadium and the Bir Shrestha Shahid Ruhul Amin Stadium,bears a capacity of just 14,000. It will host two World Cup 2011 matches - the 28th match, between Bangladesh and England from Group B on Mar 12 and the 32nd match, between Bangladesh and the Netherlands also from Group B, on Mar 14. The stadium was established...

Feroz Shah Kotla, Delhi
The stadium which is run by the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) has a spectator capacity of 48,000. It is the home ground of the Delhi Ranji team and the IPL's Delhi Daredevils. The ground will be venue to three World Cup 2011 matches. It's itinerary starts with the tournament's 7th match, between South Africa and the West Indies from Group B, on Feb 24. That fixture will be followed by the 13th match...

Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka
Named after freedom fighter A K Fazlul Haq, the stadium is located just outside the Dhaka city centre and has capacity of 25,000 - the largest for a Bangladeshi stadium. The drainage facility at the ground is perhaps the best in the subcontinent. The venue will play host to a total of five World Cup 2011 matches beginning with the tournaments very first match between joint-hosts India and Bangladesh from Group B on Feb 19...

Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium
Known simply as Hambantota, this stadium seats an official number of 35,000 spectators with floodlights installed this year itself. The stadium will host two World Cup 2011 fixtures - the 3rd match, between Australia and Zimbabwe, from Group A on Feb 20 and 6th match between Kenya and Pakistan also from Group A, on Feb 23. The stadium established in 2009, making it the youngest venue of cricket matches...

Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata
Also known as the Dr B C Roy Club House, Eden Gardens is one of the largest stadium in the world with a capacity in the vicinity of 100,000, earning it the tag of a "coliseum". It possess state-of-the-art facilities including floodlights and is the home ground of the Bengal Ranji team and the IPL's Kolkata Knightriders. The ground will be venue to three World Cup 2011 matches. The itinerary kicks off with...

Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
This ground is relatively new and doesn't have tremendously modern facilities. However, it does possess floodlights and will host three day-night matches of the World Cup 2011. First on its list of matches is the Cup's 5th fixture, between England and the Netherlands from Group B on Feb 22. That will be followed by the tournament's 12th match between Canada and Zimbabwe from Group A on Feb 28, while the last...

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
The official capital of cricket in India, Wankhede stadium holds a maximum of 45,000 spectators. It has the latest amenities and has been marked to host three World Cup 2011 matches. It's itinerary for the Cup begins with the 30th match, between Canada an New Zealand from Group A on Mar 13, followed by the Cup's 37th match, between New Zealand and Sri Lanka on Mar 18 and will host...

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium
The Sri Lankan ground has a spectator capacity of 35,000 with floodlights installed this year itself. It will play venue to only two World Cup 2011 fixtures, the first being the 24th match of the tournament, between New Zealand and Pakistan on Mar 8, followed by the 33rd match, between Pakistan and Zimbabwe on Mar 14. It has hosted only one Test match so far and no one-dayers...

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