M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

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 England and Ireland on Mar 2, as well as 22nd WC match between India and Ireland on March 6, before becoming the venue to 35th match, between Australia and Canada from Group A on March 16. The stadium was established in 1969 when construction officially began. The debuts of West Indian legends Viv Richards and Gordon Greenidge in 1974, South Africa's historic series win in 2000 and Anil Kumble's 400th Test wicket are some of the highlights of thsi ground.

  Ground Information
Location : Bangalore

Established : 1969

Capacity : 50,000

Owner : Karnataka State Cricket Association

Operatoe : Karnataka State Cricket Association

Tenants : Karnataka Cricket Team, Royal Challengers Bangalore

  International information
First Test : 22 Nov - 27 Nov 1974: India v England

Last Test : 9 Oct - 13 Oct 2010: India v Australia

First ODI : 26 Sep 1982: India v Sri Lanka

Last ODI : 23 Nov 2008: India v England

     M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore
  Events Location Date Time Result
Group Matches , England Vs Ireland M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 02 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , India Vs Ireland M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 06 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , Australia Vs Kenya M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 13 Mar 2011 14:30 -

Group Matches , Australia Vs Canada M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 16 Mar 2011 14:30 -

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