Nahar Singh Stadium
|Owner||Haryana Cricket Association|
|Operator||Haryana Cricket Association|
|Tenants||Haryana cricket team|
|First ODI||19 Jan 1988:
India v West Indies
|Last ODI||31 Mar 2006:
India v England
|As of 21 June 2014
Source: Nahar Singh Stadium, Cricinfo
The ground has seen cavalier innings by Douglas Marillier with sweep shots above the keeper's head to deny India a victory, or most recently, a hard-fought steady knock from Suresh Raina to snatch victory away from England or a spell from Aussie Brad Williams that knocked the stuffing out of the Black Caps.
One of the most acclaimed Australian wicketkeeper-batsman, Adam Gilchrist had started his international one-day cricketing career here against South Africa on 25 October 1996 and went on to make it big at international arena.
The first one-day international match was played between India and West Indies. The Indian team was led by Ravi Shastri and the West Indian side by Vivian Richards. West Indies won the match by 4 wickets even though India's Mohinder Amarnath scored an unbeaten century (100*).
In November 1988, a match between New Zealand versus North Zone. This game was a benefit match for Haryana player Sarkar Talwar and spinner Rajinder Goel. Later, three one day international matches were played.
The venue has also hosted the match between Ranji Winners Delhi and England. This apart, around 50 matches which includes Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, Deodhar Trophy and Wills Trophy have been played here.
The ground has a capacity of to hold around 25,000 people. There are six center pitches and three practice pitches. There is also a modern pavilion with a suite which can has 200 seats. It also has a commentator box, box for media, press box, President box, Umpire room, health club, restaurant, billiards room, card room, and coffee shop. There is an outdoor tennis court. On the north side 9 stands have been constructed with an office and parking facility for ministers.
One Day International cricket
The stadium has hosted following ODI matches till date.
|Team (A)||Team (B)||Winner||Margin||Year|
|India||West Indies||West Indies||By 4 Wickets||1988|
|India||Zimbabwe||India||BY 67 Runs||1993|
|India||West Indies||West Indies||By 96 Runs||1994|
|Australia||South Africa||South Africa||By 2 wickets||1996|
|India||South Africa||South Africa||By 2 wickets||2000|
|India||Zimbabwe||Zimbabwe||By 1 wickets||2002|
|Australia||New Zealand||Australia||By 8 wickets||2003|
|India||England||India||By 4 wickets||2006|