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Captain Roop Singh Stadium

Captain Roop Singh Stadium
Roop Singh Cricket stadium
Ground information
LocationGwalior, Madhya Pradesh
Establishment1978
Capacity18,000
OwnerMadhya Pradesh Cricket Association
OperatorGwalior Division Cricket Association
TenantsMadhya Pradesh cricket team
End names
Railway end
Pavilion end
International information
First ODI21 January 1988:
 India v  West Indies
Last ODI24 February 2010:
 India v  South Africa
As of 21 June 2014
Source: Captain Roop Singh Stadium, ESPNcricinfo

Captain Roop Singh Stadium, is a cricket ground in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. The stadium has hosted 12 ODI matches, the first one was played between India and West Indies on 22 January 1988.

The ground has flood lights and has hosted day-night encounters. It can hold 18,000 people. It was originally a hockey stadium named after great Indian hockey player Roop Singh.

Ground profile

Captain Roop Singh Statue at Stadium

The stadium's first one-day international was held in 1988, when West Indies beat India by 73 runs, a match in which Narendra Hirwani made his one-day debut. Floodlights were installed in preparation for the 1996 Cricket World Cup fixture, also between India and West Indies. The stadium was also the venue for the first and only day-night Ranji Trophy final in 1996. The match was played between Mumbai and Delhi over five days and Mumbai won on the basis of a first-innings lead.

The pitch at the Captain Roop Singh Stadium has traditionally favoured the batsmen. In eight of the 10 ODIs, the team batting first has scored over 250. It has also been very lucky for most of the cricketers from India in India,[1] especially Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.

A pavilion at the Captain Roop Singh Stadium is named after Sachin Tendulkar who made the history by becoming the first cricketer to score a double century in an ODI.[1]

Matches hosted

Pavilion End
Media End

One Match of the 1996 Cricket World Cup was also played on this ground between India and West Indies.

In May 1998, Kenya beat India by 69 runs in ODI for first time. As Kenya sailed confidently into the final of Coca-Cola Triangular Series.

It was their fifth win at this level, and their second over a Test nation. Ravindu Shah notching his third fifty in only his fourth one-day international, dominated the first phase of the innings. When he fell for 70 including 50 in boundaries, the score was 93. For once, Kenya built on their sound start.

Maurice Odumbe peppered his 91-ball 83 with five sixes, while Hitesh Modi contributed a run-a-ball fifty. In India's reply, eight batsmen made it to double figures, but none beyond 33. Maurice Odumbe followed his biggest score in one-day internationals with his best bowling, taking three for 14 with his off-spin.

In February 2010, in a match between India and South Africa where India scored 401/3 and Sachin Tendulkar became the first male cricketer ever to score a double century in an ODI ending on 200 not out. This match was comfortably won by India by 153 runs, where South Africa was bowled out for 248 in 42.5 Overs.

Cricket World Cups

This stadium has hosted One Day International (ODI) match for 1996 Cricket World Cup , when India was a host/co-host.


ICC World Cup 1996, 5th Match, Group B


21 February
Scorecard
West Indies 
173 (50 overs)
v
 India
174/5 (39.4 overs)
Richie Richardson 47 (70)
Anil Kumble 3/35 (10 overs)
Sachin Tendulkar 70 (91)
Roger Harper 2/34 (9 overs)
India won by 5 wickets
Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior
Umpires: Khizer Hayat and Ian Robinson
Player of the match: Sachin Tendulkar (Ind)

List of Centuries

Key

  • * denotes that the batsman was not out.
  • Inns. denotes the number of the innings in the match.
  • Balls denotes the number of balls faced in an innings.
  • NR denotes that the number of balls was not recorded.
  • Parentheses next to the player's score denotes his century number at Edgbaston.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to the player's team result

One Day Internationals

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 113* Carl Hooper  West Indies 97 1  India 22 January 1988 Won[2]
2 138* Desmond Haynes  West Indies 164 1  England 27 October 1989 Won[3]
3 129 Robin Smith  England 145 1  India 4 March 1993 Lost[4]
4 134* Navjot Singh Sidhu  India 160 2  England 4 March 1993 Won[4]
5 105* Graeme Hick  England 109 1  India 5 March 1993 Lost[5]
6 153* Sourav Ganguly  India 150 1  New Zealand 11 November 1999 Won[6]
7 100 Sachin Tendulkar  India 119 1  Australia 26 October 2003 Won[7]
8 102 VVS Laxman  India 134 1  Australia 26 October 2003 Won[7]
9 200* Sachin Tendulkar  India 147 1  South Africa 24 February 2010 Won[8]
10 114* A. B. de Villiers  South Africa 101 2  India 24 February 2010 Lost[8]

International cricket five-wicket hauls

ODIs

Five-wicket hauls in ODI matches at Captain Roop Singh Stadium
No. Bowler Date Team Opponent Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 Aaqib Javed 12 May 1997  Pakistan  Sri Lanka 2 10 35 5 3.50 Pakistan won[9]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Captain Roop Singh Stadium – India – Cricket Grounds – ESPNcricinfo". Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  2. ^ "6th ODI, West Indies tour of India at Gwalior, Jan 22 1988". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  3. ^ "12th Match, MRF World Series (Nehru Cup) at Gwalior, Oct 27 1989". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  4. ^ a b "6th ODI, England tour of India at Gwalior, Mar 4 1993". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  5. ^ "7th ODI, England tour of India at Gwalior, Mar 5 1993". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  6. ^ "3rd ODI, New Zealand tour of India at Gwalior, Nov 11 1999". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  7. ^ a b "2nd Match (D/N), TVS Cup (India) at Gwalior, Oct 26 2003". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  8. ^ a b "2nd ODI (D/N), South Africa tour of India at Gwalior, Feb 24 2010". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  9. ^ "2nd match: Pakistan v Sri Lanka at Gwalior, May 12, 1997 – Cricket Scorecard – ESPNcricinfo". Retrieved 7 November 2016.

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