Indira Priyadarshini Stadium

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Indira Priyadarshini Stadium
Ground information
Location Visakhapatnam, Andhra, India
Establishment 1987
Capacity 25,000
Owner Andhra Cricket Association
Operator Andhra Cricket Association
Tenants Indian Cricket Team
Andhra cricket team
End names
n/a
International information
First ODI December 10, 1988: India v New Zealand
Last ODI April 3, 2001: India v Australia
As of June 21 2014
Source: Indira Priyadarshini Stadium, Cricinfo

Indira Priyadarsini Stadium is located in the coastal city of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

The 25,000 seat Indira Priyadarshini Stadium in this coastal town has hosted one-day matches but was not yet a Test venue.

The stadium has hosted 5 ODI Matches and is also known as the Municipal Corporation Stadium. The first match was held on December 9, 1988 and the last of the 5 matches was held on April 3, 2001.

The stadium has been discontinued from hosting ODI matches in favour of the newer ACA-VDCA Stadium.


One Day International cricket[edit]

The stadium has hosted following ODI matches till date.

Team (A) Team (B) Winner Margin Year
 India  New Zealand  India By 4 Wickets 1988
 India  West Indies  India By 4 Runs 1994
 Australia  Kenya  Australia By 97 Runs 1996
 Pakistan  Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka By 12 Runs 1999
 India  Australia  Australia By 93 Runs 2001

Game Statistics:

Category Information
Highest Team Score Australia (338/4 in 50 Overs against India)
Lowest Team Score New Zealand (196/9 in 50 Overs against India)
Best Batting Performance Mark Waugh (130 Runs against Kenya)
Best Bowling Performance Kris Srikkanth (5/27 against New Zealand)

Trivia[edit]

  • Kris Srikkanth has the best all-round individual performance in the stadium with a match stats of 70 Runs (87b, 8x4), 7-0-27-5 and 1 Catch
  • India has played in 3 of the 5 games and have won two of these games
  • The Stadium was the venue of the 1996 Cricket World Cup match between Australia and Kenya

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 17°42′20.41″N 83°17′41.12″E / 17.7056694°N 83.2947556°E / 17.7056694; 83.2947556