This M. A. Chidambaram stadium is one of the venues for CCL 2017 (Buy Tickets CCL 7) and is also known as the Chepauk Stadium and it is located in Chennai. This stadium was established back in the 1916 and in next year total 100 years will complete of this cricket stadium. M.A. Chidambaram cricket stadium is the oldest cricket stadium in India and the name of this stadium after the former president of BCCI as the M. A. Chidambaram to pay the tribute to him and this stadium was known as the Madras Cricket Club Ground before M. A. Chidambaram.
Tamil Nadu cricket team and Chennai Super Kings of the Indian Premier League are having this as the home ground. The first test match at this venue was played on 10 February, 1934 and the first Ranji Trophy match was played at this venue in 1936.
The Indian international cricket team was first getting the victory in the test match at the M. A. Chidambaram against the England in 1952. Moreover, that in 1986 the match between India vs Australia was the second test match that resulted in tied in the history of cricket.
Crowd at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Chennai is known as the most appreciable crowd in the entire country and one more thing that pay the honor to the Saeed Anwar by the crowd that is in 1997 when Saeed Anwar hits the highest ever against the India in the ODI format that is 194 runs now the standing ovation is placed at this stadium.
Moreover, that the crowd also appreciate the Pakistan team in the 1999 when the Pakistan team won the match over the India and the behavior of the crowd was totally remarkable as no one expecting this superb intention from the Indian crowd, but they mean it actually. M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Chennai is about 100 meters away from the Marina beach that is located at the Bay of Bengal.
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Chennai Ground Information:
- Establishment: 1916
- Location: Chepauk in Chennai
- Capacity: 38,000
- Owner: Tamil Nadu Cricket Association
- Architect: Nataraj & Ventak Architects, Chennai 2009 Renovation
- End Names: Anna Pavilion End, V Pattabhiraman Gate End
International Information for M. A. Chidambaram Stadium Chennai
- 1st Test: 10 February, 1934 (India vs England)
- Last Test: 22 February, 2013 (India vs Australia)
- 1st ODI: 9 October, 1987 (India vs Australia)
- Last ODI: 30 December, 2012 (India vs Pakistan)