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World Cup Stadium – Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

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Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

The Arun Jaitley Stadium, formerly known as the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, is a prominent cricket stadium located in Delhi, India. The stadium has a seating capacity of approximately 41,820 spectators, making it one of the largest cricket stadiums in India.

The stadium was established in 1883 and has a rich cricketing history. It was established with a cost of approximately 115 crores. On 11th October 2023, the stadium is scheduled to conduct an India vs Afghanistan match in the ICC ODI Men’s World Cup 2023. 

History and Importance

In September 2019, the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) decided to rename the stadium the Arun Jaitley Stadium in honour of the late Arun Jaitley, a former Finance Minister of India and cricket administrator.

The stadium was established in 1883 during the British colonial period. It was initially named after the Feroz Shah Kotla Fort, which is a historic monument in Delhi. The Arun Jaitley Stadium serves as the home ground for the Delhi Capitals, one of the teams in the Indian Premier League. 

Statistics

Arun Jaitley Stadium, formerly known as Feroz Shah Kotla ground witnessed an historic moment when former cricketer Anil Kumble became the first Indian cricketer to take all the 10 wickets in a test against the arch-rivals Pakistan. 

Here are some of the statistics of this stadium in the ODI and T20 formats:

Total Matches19
Total Runs7386
Highest Score (ODI)428
Lowest Score (ODI)99
Highest Score (T20)212
Lowest Score (T20)120

Upcoming Matches

Other than the upcoming India vs Afghanistan match, here is the list of the upcoming matches in this stadium of this important tournament:

Playing CountriesDate
South Africa vs Sri Lanka7th October 2023
Afghanistan vs India11th October 2023
Afghanistan vs England15th October 2023
Australia vs Netherlands25th October 2023
Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka6th November 2023
TopicsLinks
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 FormatClick Here
World Cup 2023 Groups: The Division of Top 10Click Here
Cricket World Cup Schedule 2023: Check Score, VenueClick Here
Where Will the 2023 World Cup be Hosted?Click Here
ICC World Cup Ticket Price 2023: Cheapest PricesClick Here

FAQs

1. What is the highest score in the Arun Jaitley Stadium in the ODI series?

The highest score of Arun Jaitley Stadium in the ODI format is 330/8.

2. What is the next match to be conducted in Arun Jaitley Stadium?

The next match to be conducted in Arun Jaitley Stadium is India vs Afghanistan on 11th October 2023.

3. What is the sitting capacity of Arun Jaitley Stadium?

The sitting capacity of the Arun Jaitley Stadium is over 41,000 spectators. 

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