Captain Roop Singh Stadium

Gwalior, India
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Most cricket stadiums in India have some kind of history behind their name. This one too is no different. Named after an Olympic hockey gold medallist, it was originally a hockey stadium and because of the increase in the popularity of cricket it was transformed into a cricket venue in the 1980s. The stadium’s first one-day international was held in 1988, when West Indies played against India. In preparation for the 1996 Cricket World Cup, the floodlights were installed. The ground was also witness to the first and only day-night Ranji Trophy final in 1996.


Ground Statistics

In:
Matches Played:
12
Matches Tied:
0
No Result:
0
Most Successful Team:
India
Wins by Team Batting First:
8
Wins by Team Batting Second:
4
Most Prolific Batsman:
Sachin Tendulkar (529 Runs)
Highest Individual Score:
200 by Sachin Tendulkar
Most Prolific Bowler:
Javagal Srinath (10 Wickets)
Best Bowling Analysis:
5/35 by Aaqib Javed

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