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Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium is situated in Hyderabad. This stadium is locally known as the Fateh Maidan, but this stadium was renamed as the Lal Bahadur Shastri stadium in 1967 on the India’s former Prime Minister to pay the tribute to him.
Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium’s Ground Information:
- Location: Hyderabad, Telangana, India
- Establishment: 1950
- Capacity: 25,000
- Owner: Sports Authority of Telangana State
- Operator: Indian Cricket Team
- End Names: Pavilion End, Hill Fort End
Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium’s International Information:
- 1st Test: 19 November, 1955 (India vs New Zealand)
- Last Test: 2 December, 1988 (India vs New Zealand)
- 1st ODI: 10 September, 1983 (India vs Pakistan)
- Last ODI: 19 November, 2003 (India vs New Zealand)
But the floodlights were installed in this stadium in 1992 in the Hero Cup match that was played between the West Indies and Zimbabwe. But in 2005 by the construction of the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket stadium the games at the Lal Bahadur were decreased in numbers.
After this the stadium is used for the purpose of the Indian cricket league games. Lal Bahadur stadium is located just at the behind the police control room that is located or situated amid the Nizam College and Public Gardens. There are a number of national and international games played here.
The seating capacity of the stadium is about 25,000 spectators only and mainly the cricket and football games are played at this venue. There were only three test matches played at this venue. The number of games of all formats that played at the Lal Bahadur Stadium is mentioned in the given below:
- Test Matches: 3
- ODI’s: 14
- T20: 0