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Wankhede Stadium

Wankhede Stadium is one of the finest cricket grounds in Mumbai.

The stadium has been a witness to great innings like Sunil Gavaskar's 205 against the West Indies and Kallicharran's 187 in the same game in the 1978-79 series, all round heroics like Ian Botham's century and thirteen wickets in the Jubilee Test in 1980. England won this test by ten wickets.

Vinod Kambli scored 224 run against England in 1992-93 series in the same stadium. It is the highest score by an Indian at Wankhede.

It also witnessed Ravi Shastri's six sixes in an over off Baroda's Tilak Raj en route to the fastest double-hundred in first-class cricket in 1984-85.

The main gates to the ground are named after Polly Umrigar and Vinoo Mankad. The stands are named after famous Mumbai cricketers like Vijay Merchant (West stand), Sunil Gavaskar (East stand upper) and Sachin Tendulkar (North stand).

The Wankhede stadium will host 5 matches of the IPL tournament including the semi-finals and finals.

Ground Info:

Established 1974
Seating Capacity 40,000
Floodlights Yes
First Test India v West Indies , Jan 23-29, 1975
Last Test India v England , Mar 18-22, 2006
First ODI India v Sri Lanka , Jan 17, 1987
Last ODI India v Australia , Oct 17, 2007

Stadium Layout

Key Highlights:

Highest Test total at the Wankhede Stadium is 604/6 declared by West Indies against India in the 1974/75.

Lowest Test total at the Wankhede Stadium is 93 by Australia against India in 2004/05.
Highest ODI total at the Wankhede Stadium is 299/4 by India against Sri Lanka in 1986/1987.
Lowest ODI total at the Wankhede Stadium is 115 all out by Bangladesh against India in the 1998.

DY Patil Stadium

DY Patil Stadium is a cricket stadium at the DY Patil Vidyanagar campus, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. The stadium has all the facilities of an international cricket stadium. The stadium is designed by Hafeez Contractor. It will host a total of 5 matches of the IPL tournament.

The stadium also has other facilities including 9 tennis hard courts, 4 indoor badminton courts and an Olympic sized swimming pool. A unique feature of the stadium is the cantilever roof which eliminates the need for any supports thus providing the spectators with an unobstructed view of the match from any place within the stand.

Ground Info:

Location Nerul, Navi Mumbai
Establishment 2007
Seating capacity 60,000
Floodlights Yes


Stadium Layout