This stadium “Jawarlal Nehru Stadium” is locally known as the Kaloor International stadium. This stadium is not only for the purpose of the cricket, but this stadium is used for multipurpose. The Jawarlal Nehru Stadium (Kochi) is having the maximum capacity about 60,500 spectators and this is also one of the largest stadiums in India.
Kaloor International Stadium’s Details:
- Location: Kaloor, Kochi in India
- Coordinates: 9*59’N 76*18’04’E
- Owner: Greater Cochin Development Authority
- Operator: Greate Cochin Development Authority
- Executive Suites: 109
- Capacity: 75,000
- Surface: Grass
- Opened: 1996
- Renovated: 2008
This is not the historic stadium, but Jawarlal Nehru Stadium (Kochi) was established in 1996 by the authority of the government of the Kerala with the help of the Greater Cochin Development Authority (GCDA). Due to its different style of architecture this stadium is the noisiest stadium in the world.
Basically, this stadium was built for the purpose of the football, but there are numerous football and cricket international games held at this venue.
The most important thing regarding Jawarlal Nehru Stadium (Kochi) is this that this stadium is having the floodlights of 2KW as by this when the lights are switched on these lights provide the HD effect of HD telecast level. Moreover, that the Kochi is also selected as one of the six host cities to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India.