University Stadium (Thiruvananthapuram)

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University Stadium
Kerala University Stadium
Ground information
Location Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Establishment 1952
Capacity 20,000 [1][2]
Owner University of Kerala
Tenants Kovalam FC[3]
End names
Church End
Hotel End
International information
First ODI October 1 1984:
 India v  Australia
Last ODI January 25, 1988:
 India v  West Indies
As of June 21 2014
Source: University Stadium, Cricinfo

University Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in the city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala and is used for predominantly association football and also for athletics. University stadium had hosted the first one day international match in kerala[4].

The stadium is part of University of Kerala campus and was built in 1952.The stadium has a capacity of 20,000. The G. V. Raja Pavilion in the stadium. The stadium was 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.

The stadium was the home ground of Chirag United Club, for the 2011-2012 I-League season.[5]

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