Fatullah Osmani Stadium

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Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium
Ground information
Location Fatullah, Narayanganj
Coordinates 23°39′0.58″N 90°29′19.72″E / 23.6501611°N 90.4888111°E / 23.6501611; 90.4888111Coordinates: 23°39′0.58″N 90°29′19.72″E / 23.6501611°N 90.4888111°E / 23.6501611; 90.4888111
Capacity 18,166 (Seating Capacity)
25,000 (Total Capacity)
Owner Dhaka Division
Operator Bangladesh, Dhaka Division
End names
Press Box End
Pavilion End
International information
First Test 9 April - 13 April 2006:
 Bangladesh v  Australia
Last Test 10–14 June 2015:
 Bangladesh v  India
First ODI 23 March 2006:
 Bangladesh v  Kenya
Last ODI 1 March 2014:
 Bangladesh v  Afghanistan
First T20I 19 Feb 2016:
 Afghanistan v  United Arab Emirates
Last T20I 21 Feb 2016:
 Hong Kong v  United Arab Emirates
As of 1 March 2016
Source: Narayanganj Osmani Stadium, Cricinfo

Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium (Bengali: খান সাহেব ওসমান আলী স্টেডিয়াম) is a cricket stadium located in Fatullah, Narayanganj in central Bangladesh. It has a capacity of around 25,000 people. The Field Dimension is 181m X 145 m.

History[edit]

The ground was used in 2004 for matches of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup.[1]

The stadium became a Test cricket venue on 9 April 2006, when it hosted a Test match between Australia and Bangladesh.

The stadium hosted the last World Cup warm up match between England and Pakistan on 18 February 2011. The stadium is the venue of the 2014 Asia Cup for the first round matches. In Asia Cup 2014 Bangladesh became the first Test nation to lose an ODI against Afghanistan, where Bangladesh lost to Afghanistan by 32 runs. It was also nominated as a practice match venue for 2014 ICC World Twenty20.[2]

A second Test was played there when India played Bangladesh in June 2015.

Stats and records[edit]

As of 6th March 2016 the ground will host:

Outer Ground[edit]

The smaller ground next to Fatullah Osmani Stadium, the Khan Shaheb Osmani Ali Stadium Outer Ground, has been used for domestic first-class, List A and T20 cricket since 2013-14. The outer ground was first used for the 2016 Asia Cup Twenty20 International tournament qualifying round. The first match of the ground was held between Afghanistan and UAE on 19 February 2016.[3]

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