World Cup Stadium – Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

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World Cup Stadium - Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

The Wankhede Stadium is a cricket stadium located in Mumbai, India. It is one of the most iconic stadiums in the history of the Indian Stadium. Do you remember the commentary “ Dhoni finishes off in the style! India lifts the World Cup after 28 years. The party starts in the dressing order”? This is where India had that Iconic moment. 

With the return of the ICC World Cup in India, people are interested in learning about different venues. Keep reading to know the statistics and the list of upcoming matches on this ground.

History and Importance

Wankhede Stadium is a prominent cricket stadium located in Mumbai, India. The stadium was inaugurated in 1974 and named after Sheshrao Krishnarao Wankhede, a former president of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA).

 It has hosted many iconic matches, including Sachin Tendulkar’s farewell Test match in 2013 and Virat Kohli’s record-breaking century against the West Indies in 2018. 


Have a look at the table below for a detailed look at the statistics of this stadium in ODI format:

Total Matches29
Matches won batting first14
Matches won bowling first15
Highest total recorded438/4 (50 Over)
Lowest total recorded79/10 (50 Over)
Highest score chased284/4 (50 Over)
Lowest score defended192/9 (50 Over)

Upcoming Matches

 This year, Wankhade Stadium is hosting some of the important matches in the tournament including a semi-final. Here is the upcoming schedule of the tournament in this stadium:

Playing CountriesDate
England vs South Africa21st October 2023
Bangladesh vs South Africa24th October 2023
India vs Sri Lanka2nd November 2023
Australia vs Afghanistan 7th November 2023
Semi Final 115th November 2023
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1. In which stadium where India won the ICC Men’s World Cup 2011?

India won the ICC ODI World Cup 2011 at the Wankhade Stadium.

2. What is the sitting capacity of the Wankhade Stadium?

The sitting capacity of Wankhade Stadium is around 33,000 spectators.

3. Is there any 2023 World Cup match in Mumbai?

Yes, there are around 5 matches to be played at the Wankahde Stadium including one Semi-Final match.

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