No any league matches of CCL 2017 will be played at Feroz Shah Kotla cricket stadium, Delhi.
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Feroz Shah Kotla is one of the oldest cricket stadiums in India and also considered in the list of largest cricket stadiums in the country. There are two matches of Celebrity Cricket League 2015 to be played here, 1st match will be played between Mumbai Heroes and Chennai Rhinos and 2nd will be played between Bhojpuri Dabanggs and Karnataka Bulldozers on 25th January while the tickets are also being sold.
Sitting Capacity, Established & Address:
Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is in Delhi and situated at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg Delhi. This is the 2nd oldest cricket stadium of India after Eden Gardens Kolkata and Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium was established in 1883 and still in use too. This stadium has the sitting capacity of 55, 000 after increasing from capacity of 40,000.
In this modern era, the Feroz Shah stadium is famous for its atmosphere and the setting of seats also makes the stadium quite attractive. This stadium is a star as the venue led to a great winning sequence for India in test matches because India has not lost any single test matches for 20 years.
This stadium is also known for couple of record, 1st of them is Anil Kumble’s 10 wickets in an innings against Pakistan, Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most centuries in test cricket along with Sunil Gavaskar’s 29 centuries leveled with Don Bradman’s record.
Kotla stadium hosted 1st test match in 1948 which was played between India and West Indies in which host India defeated the visitors West Indies by 10 wickets and it’s a record of most wicket victory in test cricket. An interesting incident happened when this venue denied to host India vs Sri Lanka ODI match in 2009 due to the manner-less pitch conditions.
Feroz Shah Kotla also faced a ban of 14 months due to irregular pitch condition violation of code of conduct, but this was also one of the venues for World Cup 2011.
England’s player John Lever had a wonderful debut to international cricket and Feroz Shah Kotla was the stadium who hosted John to make him a debut. This venue is also known for some records, the highest runs in the test scored by West Indies in 1959 who scored 644-8 against India.
The most wicket take here is by sensational Anil Kumble who took 58 wickets and then Kapil Dev’ record comes forward who picked up 32 wickets followed Bhagwath’s 23 wickets.
In ODI category, there are also highest runs scored here and 1st of them is West Indies’ r 330 runs in the cricket world cup 2011, Pakistan’s 303 runs stand at 2nd position and then Australia’s 294 runs in 1998.
- Name: Feroz Shah Kotla Int Cricket Stadium
- Location: Queen’s Road, Delhi, India
- Constructed: 1883
- Capacity: 55,000
CCL 2015 – Day 6Sat, 01/25/2015 | 2:30 p.m.
Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110002, India
Phone: +91 11 2331 9323
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