Get the information about the playing venues of all matches of ICC T20 World Cup 2016 at India. Playing venues selected for the matches of ICC T20 World Cup 2016 are available here and all information about these stadiums is available for the cricket fans.
ICC T20 World Cup 2016 is just entering into its last moments and this time India is selected by ICC to host this mega event of cricket. In this sense Indian Cricket Broad has made all the necessary arrangements and few days ago BCCI had also announced the playing venues for all the matches of this cricket tournament.
M.A. Chidambaram Stadium
- Location: Chennai
- Establishment: 1916
- Capacity: 36,000
- Flood Lights: Yes
M.A. Chidambaram Stadium is located in Chennai and this cricket stadium is also selected by BCCI, in order to host different matches of upcoming ICC T20 world cup 2016. M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is one of the oldest cricket stadiums in India.
In order to increase capacity of this stadium new stands with fabric tensile roofs are constructed in the stadium. M. A. Chidambaram Stadium had already hosted ICC World Cup 1987, 1996 and 2011 and now this stadium is ready to host T20 world cup matches for the first time in history.
1st Test Match:
M.A. Chidambaram Stadium hosted 1st test match on 10th February 1934 and that match was played between India and England.
1st ODI Match:
M.A. Chidambaram Stadium hosted 1st one day international match between two best cricket teams India and Australia on 9th Oct 1987.
1st T20 Match:
1st T20 match was hosted by M. A. Chidambaram Stadium on 11th Sep 2012 and that match was played between India and New Zealand.
Highest ODI Score:
Pakistan cricket team scored highest total on this cricket stadium in 1997 as Pakistan cricket team scored 327 runs in that stadium against India.
Highest T20 Score:
Highest T20 score made on this cricket stadium is 167 and this score was made by New Zealand cricket team against India on 11th Sep 2012.