ACA-VDCA Cricket stadium
|Location||Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh|
|Owner||Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh|
|Tenants||Andhra cricket team|
DV Subba Rao End
|First ODI||Apr, 05 2005: India v Pakistan|
|Last ODI||Nov, 24 2013: India v West Indies|
|As of 24 November 2013
ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium (Telugu: ఏ.సి.ఏ వి.డి.సి.ఏ క్రికెట్ మైదానం) (Andhra Cricket Association-Vishakapatnam District Cricket Association Cricket Stadium), is a multi-purpose stadium in Visakhapatnam, India. The picturesque ACA-VDCA ground, set on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam midst scenic hills, has hosted 5 ODI so far apart from hosting IPL matches. The stadium has a two-tier architecture and designed in such a way that view of the match in action is not obstructed regardless of the seating location. This ground has one of the best batting tracks in the world and a most preferred ground of BCCI to host ODI and other league matches. The stadium is known for the lush green outfield and has one of the most well maintained stadium in the country. The grass was specially brought from the Caribbean. In addition to this the stadium has the countries best water drainage facilities. The ACA president Ganga Raju recently stated that the stadium may be awarded test status during the next domestic season of Team India.
It is currently used mainly for cricket matches.
The stadium was built in 2003 and has a capacity of 28,000 seats.
It has floodlight facilities to host a D/N match.
The stadium has hosted 5 ODI matches, out which 4 were won by India.
It is located on NH5 near Pothinmallayapalem", a suburb of Visakhapatnam.
|Game Type||No. of Games|
|Indian Premier League||02|
|Sri Lanka's tour of India||ODI||18 December 2009||India vs Sri Lanka||Samaikhyandhra Movement|
|Indian Premier League||Twenty20||19 March 2010||Deccan Chargers vs Punjab||Samaikhyandhra Movement|
|New Zealand's tour of India||Twenty20||8 September 2012||India vs New Zealand||Heavy rain|