Say it aloud: "Pause." Unsourced material will be challenged and removed if it is not properly sourced. Krishnagiri Venue is a cricket stadium in the Kerala district of Wayanad. The stadium is located in Krishnagiri Village, Kerala, India. It has a capacity of 20,000 spectators and is the highest-altitude stadium used exclusively for cricket, standing at 2,100 feet above sea level. It was built by the government of Kerala and hosted its first match on 11 October 2011, when India played Australia in a one-off Test match. The venue also hosts matches during the ICC World Cricket League Championship.
The stadium is owned by the Government of Kerala and is operated by the Kerala Cricket Association. In addition to Test matches, it has been used for One Day Internationals (ODIs) and Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is). It has also been considered as a potential venue for the Indian Premier League (IPL). The stadium is expected to host its first Women's ODI in the future.
This is the only cricket stadium in India. The stadium was built as part of the District Sports Development Fund, which was initiated by then chief minister of Kerala V.S. Achuthanandan. The stadium was constructed with an estimated cost of $14 million (Rs 70 million). The land for the stadium was donated by the state government. The construction work began in 2009 and was completed in just over two years. The ground broke its opening match against Australia on 11 October 2011.
The tallest international cricket venue, however, is Dharamshala's Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium. In 1893, Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala established the Chail ground in Shimla district. The Dharamshala stadium stands 4,780 feet tall and was completed in 2003. It is also known as the 3D Dome after its distinctive silver exterior.
The ground has a capacity of 50,000 people and is used for both Indian domestic cricket matches and international events such as the ICC World Twenty20 India 2017. It is also the home stadium of the Punjab cricketers.
The lowest cricket stadium is located in Georgetown, Guyana. Known as Providence Park, this stadium has no roof and can only hold 10,000 people. It is mainly used for football (soccer) matches but can also host cricket matches.
Cricket has been played in Guyana since the late 18th century and today, it is one of the most popular sports in the country. A national team called "Guyanese Tigers" plays in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
They have never qualified for the finals of any major tournament but did win the regional championship in 2014. A number of Guyanese players have represented other countries in one-day internationals and test matches.
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Himachal Pradesh is a state in northern India. It is located 7,500 feet above sea level and is one of India's most famous cricket stadiums. This cricket pitch is located in the lovely hill resort of Chail in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. The stadium was built for the 1980 Asian Games when it was known as the Bhim Singh Stadium.
The stadium can hold 25,000 people and is used for both Indian domestic cricket matches and international events such as the Asia Cup. It has been called "the world's best public-interest stadium" by former United States President Bill Clinton because of its sustainable development practices which include solar energy use. The stadium was also selected as one of the venues for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.
Cricket is the most popular sport in Himachal Pradesh. The stadium is used for all levels of the game from school children's competitions to first-class matches.
There are several other major cricket stadiums in Himachal Pradesh including the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at Kathgodam and the Shri Ram Cricket Stadium at Dharamsala.
Both these stadiums are used for International matches. The JN Stadium hosts home matches of the Indian national team while the SRMC Stadium hosts international matches of the Tibetan National Team.
The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is India's newest cricket venue. It is the 21st stadium in India to hold T20 internationals and the 51st venue in India to host international cricket. The stadium is created using cutting-edge technology and is located in the lovely city of Dehradun. It hosts its first match on 16 February 2010, when India takes on New Zealand.
Before this stadium was built, people used to travel to different cities to watch cricket. But now that it has been constructed, it will help the game grow in India. The new stadium has a capacity of 50,000 which can be increased to 60,000 with some renovations. It is owned by the Dehradun Municipal Corporation.
India played their first Test match at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in October 2011. The team won the match by an innings and 130 runs and took an unassailable 3-0 lead in the series.
In 2012, the ICC granted approval for India to stage two women's games as part of the World Twenty20 Championship. One of these matches will take place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium. This is expected to improve the status of women's cricket in India.
The stadium is also used for other events such as music concerts, sports competitions and exhibitions.
Dehradun is a city in Uttarakhand state in northern India.
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The Wankhede Stadium (Marathi: vaankhedde stteddiym) is a cricket stadium located in Mumbai, India. The stadium presently has a capacity of 33,108 after upgrades for the 2011 Cricket World Cup. Prior to the refurbishment, the capacity was around 45,000.