Jinnah Stadium, Sialkot

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Jinnah Stadium, Sialkot
Ground information
Location Sialkot
Coordinates 32°30′3″N 74°33′14″E / 32.50083°N 74.55389°E / 32.50083; 74.55389Coordinates: 32°30′3″N 74°33′14″E / 32.50083°N 74.55389°E / 32.50083; 74.55389
Establishment 1940
Capacity 30,000
Owner Sialkot Cricket Association
Tenants Pakistan Cricket Board
End names
Pavilion End
Railway End
International information
First Test 27 October 1985: Pakistan v Sri Lanka
Last Test 22 September 1995: Pakistan v Sri Lanka
First ODI 16 October 1976: Pakistan v New Zealand
Last ODI 6 December 1996: Pakistan v New Zealand
Domestic team information
Sialkot cricket team (1955 – present)
Sialkot Stallions (2003 – present)

Jinnah Stadium, one of the oldest cricket grounds in Pakistan, is located in Sialkot. Before independence, it was called Connelly Park. After independence, it was renamed as Jinnah Park. The reconstruction of Jinnah Stadium was started in 1979, and was completed in 1984. It is currently used mostly for cricket matches. The stadium holds 30,000 and hosted its first Test match in 1985.[1] It is the home ground of Sialkot Stallions.

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  1. ^ "Jinnah Stadium". ESPN Cricinfo. 17 June 2011. Retrieved 17 June 2011. 

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