Moin-ul-Haq Stadium

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Moin-ul-Haq stadium
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Moin-ul-Haq Stadium
Ground information
Location Patna, Bihar, India
Coordinates 25°36′28″N 85°10′4″E / 25.60778°N 85.16778°E / 25.60778; 85.16778Coordinates: 25°36′28″N 85°10′4″E / 25.60778°N 85.16778°E / 25.60778; 85.16778
Establishment 1969
Capacity 25,000
Owner Bihar Cricket Association
Tenants BCCI
End names
Ganga End
Bypass Road End
International information
First ODI November 15 1993:
 Sri Lanka v  Zimbabwe
Last ODI February 27, 1996:
 Kenya v  Zimbabwe
Team information
Bihar cricket team, Sporting Patna FC, Rainbow FC (Patna) (1969 – present)
Source: CricketArchive

Moin-Ul-Haq Stadium or Rajendra Nagar Stadium is located in Patna, Bihar, India. The stadium has hosted two One Day International (ODI) matches including one from the 1996 Cricket World Cup. The stadium has a seating capacity of 25,000 people. It is used for cricket and association football.

History[edit]

The stadium was previously known as Rajendra Nagar Stadium was renamed in 1970 after the death of icon Moin-ul-Haq, who was general secretary of Indian Olympic Association (IOA), India's chef-de-mission of the Indian Olympic contingent in 1948 to London and in 1952 to Helsinki, and one of the founding vice-presidents along with K A D Naoroji of the Bihar Cricket Association, in the year 1936 at Jamshedpur, then part of Bihar.[1]

In 2013, it was announced by the Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar that an international cricket stadium will be constructed at Rajgir, Nalanda district and Moin-ul-Haq Stadium and Patliputra Sports Complex's indoor stadium will go far renovations.[2][3]

Ground information[edit]

Game information[edit]

Game Type No. of Games
Test Matches 0
ODI 2
Twenty20 0

Game statistics[edit]

Category Information
Highest Team Score Sri Lanka (263/6 in 50 Overs against Zimbabwe)
Lowest Team Score Kenya (134 All Out in 36.3 Overs against Zimbabwe)
Best Batting Performance PA de Silva (68 Runs against Zimbabwe)
Best Bowling Performance Paul Strang (5/21 against Kenya)

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