Test Cricket Grounds in India: Brabourne Stadium, Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Sardar Patel Stadium Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781233139002

Published: August 19th 2011

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Test Cricket Grounds in India: Brabourne Stadium, Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Sardar Patel Stadium  by  Source Wikipedia

Test Cricket Grounds in India: Brabourne Stadium, Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Sardar Patel Stadium by Source Wikipedia
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Brabourne Stadium, Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Sardar Patel Stadium,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 23. Chapters: Brabourne Stadium, Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, M.

A. Chidambaram Stadium, Sardar Patel Stadium, Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Barabati Stadium, Eden Gardens, Wankhede Stadium, Feroz Shah Kotla, Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Green Park Stadium, Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Bombay Gymkhana, Gandhi Stadium, Sector 16 Stadium, K.

D. Singh Babu Stadium, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai, University Ground. Excerpt: The Brabourne Stadium (Marathi: ) is a cricket ground in the Indian city of Mumbai. It is located on 90,000 square yards of reclaimed land along Marine Drive near Churchgate railway station in South Mumbai. The stadium is owned by the Cricket Club of India (CCI). Brabourne Stadium is Indias first permanent sporting (and cricket) venue. The North Stand of the Brabourne also housed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) headquarters and the 1983 Cricket World Cup trophy until 2006 when both were moved to the newly built Cricket Centre at the nearby Wankhede Stadium.

Brabourne Stadium hosted Test matches from 1948 to 1972, and also the Bombay Pentangular matches. The stadium was known to host crowds beyond capacity. CCI members get to watch all matches from the members only clubhouse free of cost as per the their rights enshrined in the clubs constitution. After disputes over ticketing arrangements with CCI, the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) built the Wankhede Stadium, a few hundred metres north of Brabourne. After Wankhede was built, Brabourne was no longer the venue for Test matches although visiting teams played a few first-class matches there.

On 2 December 2009, Brabourne hosted the third Test match of the series between India and Sri Lanka. This was the longest in...



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