M. Chinnaswamy Stadium: Iconic Cricket Venue in Bengaluru | History, Matches, Memorable Moments & Upcoming IPL Action

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium: Iconic Cricket Venue in Bengaluru | History, Matches, Memorable Moments & Upcoming IPL Action

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, located in Bengaluru, Karnataka. It is one of the best and most iconic stadiums in India. Originally, it was named the Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium, later it was named M. Chinnaswamy Stadium after M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, who served as the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977 to 1980. This stadium has a rich history and has conducted many memorable cricketing moments over the years.

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium was established in 1969 and building began in 1970. It is a huge stadium with a seating capacity of around 40,00O cricket lovers. It is comfortable and known for its electrifying atmosphere during cricket matches, especially Indian Premier League (IPL) games featuring the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB). Several Bengaluru people came to support the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) if the match was held in the Chinnaswamy Stadium. It is an attractive spot, not just for the Bengaluru people but for the Karnataka people. Moreover, the Chinnaswamy Stadium is also the home ground of the Karnataka cricket team for the domestic competitions.

One of the special features of Chinnaswamy Stadium is its unique seating in the middle of the cityscape. High buildings and busy streets surround it. The stadium provides the best-ever experience for a cricket match by creating a vibrant and lively atmosphere for both players and spectators. Its pitch is also batsman-friendly with short boundaries. Batsmen enjoy the matches held in the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, which often results in high-scoring matches. It also offers assistance to spin bowlers as the match progresses. It gives a well-balanced playing experience to the batsman as well as bowlers. Apart from cricket matches, the stadium is also used to host various events like sporting events, concerts and cultural programs. It has state-of-the-art facilities, including media boxes, VIP enclosures, hospitality suites, practice nets, and modern amenities for players and officials.

Soon IPL matches will begin, and many IPL matches are scheduled in the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium for thrilling cricket action. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium stands as a symbol of Bengaluru’s love for cricket and continues to be cherished for cricketing events and attracts the fans from all over India.

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Upcoming IPL Match In Chinnaswamy Stadium 2024

  • Mon, 25 March 2024: Royal Challengers Bangalore v/s Punjab Kings (PK)
  • Fri, 29 March 2024: Royal Challengers Bangalore v/s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
  • Tue, 02 April 2024: Royal Challengers Bangalore v/s Lucknow SuperGiants (LSG)

These matches are yet to begin. This is not the first time an IPL match has been held here. Every year, IPL matches are held here as per the schedule.

Last IPL Match In Chinnaswamy Stadium 2023

  • Mon, 10-Apr-23: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Lucknow SuperGiants (LSG)
  • Sat, 15-Apr-23: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Delhi Capitals (DC)
  • Mon, 17-Apr-23: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Chennai Super Kings (CSK)
  • Sun, 23-Apr-23: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Rajasthan Royals (RR)
  • Wed, 25-Apr-23: Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR)
  • Sun, 21-May-23 Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) vs Gujarat Titans (GT)

Last ODI Match 2023

  • 12 November 2023: India vs Netherlands, India won by 160 runs.
  • 9 November 2023: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, New Zealand won by 5 wickets.
  • 4 November 2023: Pakistan vs Zealand, Pakistan won by 21 runs
  • 26 October 2023: Sri Lanka vs England, Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets.
  • 20 October 2023, Australia vs Pakistan, Australia won by 62 runs.

Last TESTS Match

  • 12 March 2022: India vs Sri Lanka, India won by 238 runs.
  • 14 June 2018: India vs Afghanistan, India won by 262 runs
  • 4 March 2017: India vs Australia, India won by 75 runs
  • 14 November 2015: India vs South Africa, match drew
  • 31 August 2012: India vs New Zealand, India won by 5 wickets.

Last T20 match

  • 17 January 2024: Afghanistan vs India, India won 2nd Super over by 10 runs
  • 3 December 2023: India vs Australia, India won by 6 runs
  • 19 June 2022, Match abandoned
  • 22 September 2019: South Africa vs India, South Africa won by 9 wickets
  • 27 February 2019, Australia vs India, India won by 7 wickets

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Ground Stats

Here are some of the match stats held in the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

  • Most Successful Team: India, won 15 match
  • Highest Inning Score: 410 runs by 4 wickets by India on 12 November 2023
  • Lowest Inning Score: 156 run by all out by England on 26 October 2023
  • Wins Batting First: 13
  • Wins Batting Second: 15
  • Average Innings Score: 246 runs
  • The most Prolific Batsman here: is Sachin Tendulkar  with 534 runs
  • Highest Individual Score: 209 runs by Rohit Sharma on 2 November 2 2013 in India vs Australia
  • Most Successful Bowler: Zaheer Khan by 14 wickets
  • Best Bowling Analysis: 5/31 – by Yuvraj Singh on 6 March, 2011.

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Memorable Moments

  • One of the most iconic moments in M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, was when Sunil Gavaskar became the first cricketer to reach the milestone of 10,000 runs in a Test match. It was a test match between India and Pakistan in March 1987.
  • M. Chinnaswamy Stadium witnessed one of the greatest comebacks of VVS Laxman in cricket history in March 2001. During the famous match of India vs Australia, Laxman played a monumental innings of 281 runs. This match is often referred to as the “Eden Gardens of the South” and is etched in the memories of cricket fans worldwide
  • During the test match between India and Pakistan in February 1999, a historic moment of Anil Kumble is iconic. He is a left-spinner bowler and achieved the rare feat of taking all 10 wickets in an innings. In his match, he became the second bowler in test cricket history to do so.
  • In November 2013, this stadium was the venue for Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell Test match.
  • Ex-Indian captain Virat Koli also has several memorable performances at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium. One of them in May 2016, Kholi was shone against the Kings XI Punjab. It scores 113 runs in 50 balls, which makes fans crazy

Frequently Asked Questions on M. Chinnaswamy Stadium

Q.1 Is Chinnaswamy Stadium batting or bowling?

Chinnaswamy Stadium has a batting-friendly surface. Well, its pitch is ideal for batting as well as bowling.

Q.2 What is the highest ODI score at Chinnaswamy Stadium?

401/6 is the highest ODI score at Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Q.3 How much ticket cost for Chinnaswamy Stadium?

The ticket cost for Chinnaswamy Stadium varies from Rs 1500 to Rs 18,000.

Q.4 What is the lowest score in Chinnaswamy Stadium?

156 is the lowest score in Chinnaswamy Stadium. It will be an ODI match, The England team is All Out with just 156 runs.

Q.5 What is the T20 record at Chinnaswamy Stadium?

The 66-ball 175 against Team Pune is the  T20 record at Chinnaswamy Stadium. IT was ruined by Gayle in the T20 Lage match in 2013.

Q.6 What is the lowest run in IPL?

49 is the lowest run in IPL by the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL history

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