MA chidambaram stadium

MA chidambaram stadium is one of the most famous stadium of Tamil was inaugurated in 1916. Muthiah Annamalai Chidambaram was an great Indian industrialist. he was also a great cricket administrator. he was the son of the Raja of chettinad. his tremendous career includes opening a scooter factory, become founder of Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation, also become director of  Indian aluminium company. he was then mayor of madras, in 1951 he became the president of Southern Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. in 1956 he became Vice President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. the board of control for cricket we know now as mostly BCCI.

MA chidambaram stadium

also known as chepauk. it was cricket club ground of madras.

  • capacity – 50000
  • total test matches – 34
  • One Day Internationals – 22
  • in 1934 the MA chidambaram stadium hosted his first international match. it was India verses England. That was match ended in a draw.
  • in 1952 first Test match was played in chidambaram stadium. it was again India verses England. but this time india won the match.
  • in 1971 sunil gavaskars debut test match
  • in 1994 kapil devs world record of the highest Test wickets
  • 1987 and 1996 Cricket world cup was also hosted by chidambaram stadium.
  • 2011 india won ICC cricket world cup where India defeated Sri lanka to win their second World cup
  • 2010,2011 and 2018 IPL titiles are won in this stadium

The MA Chidambaram stadium has witnessed such many historic moments of the cricket world

Highest innings totals at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in the IPL –

Year Team Opposition Total
2008 RR CSK 211
2010 CSK RR 246
2010 RR CSK 223
2012 CSK DD 222
2023 CSK LSG 217


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