Jinnah Stadium (Gujranwala)

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Jinnah Stadium (Gujranwala)
Location Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan
Coordinates Coordinates: 32°9′49″N 74°11′27″E / 32.16361°N 74.19083°E / 32.16361; 74.19083

Jinnah Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan. It is used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium capacity is 20,000 and hosted its first and only Test match in 1991.[1] Record breaking Indian batsman, Sachin Tendulkar made his ODI cricket debut in 1989 at this ground.[2] The last ODI match played here was between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 2000 and was the first ODI match Aleem Dar umpired.[3]

The creator of this stadium is Alhaj Muhammad Aslam Butt (former mayor of Gujranwala).The stadium was designed by Amjad Saleem Tahir CEO Of Aeys Associates and is located on Sialkot road.

Cricket World Cup[edit]

This stadium hosted a ODI match in the 1996 Cricket World Cup between Pakistan and UAE.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jinnah Stadium". ESPN Cricinfo. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Sachin Tendulkar". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  3. ^ "Aleem Dar". ESPN Cricinfo. 
  4. ^ "ODI Match List". HowStat!.