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
International information
First ODI 10 December, 1988:
 India v  New Zealand
Last ODI 3 April, 2001:
 India v  Australia
As of 21 June 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 9 December 1988 and the last of the 5 matches was held on 3 April 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.

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)


  • 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

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