Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, New Delhi – Venue ICC T20 World Cup 2016

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Feroz Shaha Kotla Stadium ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2016

The Feroz Shah Kotla is a cricket stadium which is located in India’s capital city Delhi. This stadium found in Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, Delhi. This stadium is in functional use now though  it was constructed in 1883. This ground also known as second oldest international cricket stadium in India after the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Feroz Shah Kotla Ground witnessed for Anil Kumble’s 10 wickets in an innings against Pakistan and became a only second bowler after Jim Laker of England to take all 10 wickets in one inning.  Since 2008 the stadium has been the home venue of the Delhi Daredevils of the Indian Premier League.

T2o World Cup 2016 Matches 

T20 World Cup Matches(Full Schedule)
Group Team 1 Team 2 Date
1 England Qualifier B 23rd March 2013
1 England Sri Lanka 26th March 2013
1 South Africa Sri Lanka 28th March 2013
Semi Final TBD TBD 30th March 2016

Cricket World Cup 1987

Matches Played At Feroz Shaha Kotla Stadium in 1987 World Cup
Date Team 1 Team 2 Result
22th October 1987 India Australia India won by 56 runs
289/6 (27.5 overs) 233 (49 overs)

Cricket World Cup 1996

Matches Played At Feroz Shaha Kotla Stadium in 1996 World Cup
Date Team 1 Team 2 Result
2nd March 1996 India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka won by 6 wickets
271/3 (50 overs) 272/4 (48.4 overs)

Cricket World Cup 2011

Matches Played At Feroz Shaha KotlaStadium in 2011 World Cup
Date Team 1 Team 2 Result
24th February 2011 West Indies South Africa South Africa won by 7 wickets
222(47.3 overs) 223/3 (42.5 overs)
28th February 2011 West Indies Netherlands West Indies won by 215 runs
330/8 (50 overs) 115 (31.3 overs)
7th March 2011 Kenya Canada Canada won by 5 wickets
198 (50 overs) 199/5 (45.3 overs)
9th March 2011 Netherlands India India won by 5 wickets
189 (46.4 overs) 191/5 (36.3 overs)

History

On 10 November 1948, First test match played at Feroz Shah Kotla stadium between India and West Indies . That match was operated and owned by Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) . Hemu Adhikari and Ghulam Ahmed made record of partnership of 109 runs for tenth wicket against Pakistan in 1952 . That record is unbroken still . In 1965, S Venkataraghavan, dismissed the New Zealand line up with figures of 8 for 72 and 4 for 80. That match was his international  debut  match . Bishen Singh Bedi and Erapalli Prasanna combined to spin India to a famous seven wicket win over Australia in 1969–70 . Sunil Gavaskar scored his 29th century to equal Don Bradman’s long standing record for the highest number of hundreds in Test cricket in 1983 – 84 .  In 2005–06, at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Sachin Tendulkar broke Gavaskar’s record of most centuries with his 35th Test century. On 27 December 2009, an ODI match between India and Sri Lanka was called off because pitch conditions were classed as unfit to host a match. Based on match referee’s report of the match, the ground was banned by ICC for 12 months and returned as one of the venues for the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

 Feroz Shaha Kotla Stadium ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2016

Records

* Indian cricket team never lost any test match since 28 year in test match at Feroz Shah Kotla Ground .

* Also India never lose in ODI at same ground for last 10 years .

* Highest innings score on this ground is 644/8 made by West Indies on 6 February 1959

* Lowest innings score on this ground is 75 all out made by India on 25 November 1987

* Most Runs on this ground is 671 runs made by Dilip Vengsarkar

* Most wicket taker on this stadium is Anil Kumble (58 wickets)

* Highest individual score is 230 not out made by Bert Sutcliffe against India on 16 December 1955

 

Details

Established :  1883

Capacity : 41, 820 Approximately .

Floodlights : Yes

End names : Stadium End , Pavilion End

Home team  : Delhi Cricket Team , Indian Cricket Team ,  Delhi Daredevils ( IPL Team )

Address : Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA), Feroz Shah Kotla ground, Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi – 110002 (Phone: 011 2331 9323) .

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