University Stadium (Thiruvananthapuram)

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University Stadium
Ground information
Location Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Establishment 1952
Capacity 30,000 [1]
Owner University of Kerala
Operator Chirag United Club
Tenants Chirag United Club
End names
Church End
Hotel End
International information
First ODI October 1 1984: India v South Africa
Last ODI January 25, 1988: India v West India

University Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala and is used for predominantly Football and Cricket matches.

The stadium is part of University of Kerala campus and was built in 1952.The stadium has a capacity of 30,000 seats. The stadium is used as the home ground for the Indian domestic cricket team Kerala till the late 1980s. The stadium has hosted 2 ODI matches with the host team India losing one match and the other match yielded no result.

Currently the stadium is the homeground of Chirag United Club, for the 2011-2012 I-League season.[2]


One Day International cricket[edit]

The stadium has hosted following ODI matches till date.

Team (A) Team (B) Winner Margin Year
 India  Australia No result 1984
 India  West Indies  West Indies BY 9 wickets 1988

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Coordinates: 8°30′28″N 76°57′04″E / 8.507856°N 76.951203°E / 8.507856; 76.951203