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Keenan Stadium

Keenan Stadium
View of Keenan Stadium
Ground information
LocationJamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
OwnerTata Steel
OperatorJharkhand State Cricket Association
TenantsIndian Cricket Team
Jharkhand cricket team
End names
Dalma Hills End
Naoroji Pavilion End
International information
First ODI7 December, 1983:
 India v  West Indies
Last ODI12 April, 2006:
 India v  England
Only women's Test24–27 November 1995:
 India v  England
First WODI1 January 1978:
 Australia v  New Zealand
Last WODI29 February 2004:
 India v  West Indies
As of 21 June 2014
Source: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, ESPNcricinfo

Keenan Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium and an International Cricket Stadium in Jamshedpur, India. It is currently used mostly for cricket and football matches. It is also known as a venue for archery.

The stadium is named after John Lawrence Keenan a former general manager of the Tata Steel. The stadium is situated in Northern Town area of Bistupur and is owned by Tata Steel. It has a capacity of 19,000 people.


Since being built in 1939 the ground has hosted Ranji Trophy matches for the Bihar now Jharkhand cricket team. The venue staged its first international match in December 1983 when West Indies beat India in a One Day International.

The ground has staged a further nine One Day Internationals, of which India won but one, the most recent in April 2006 when England beat India by five wickets.

Sourav Ganguly scored a 100 to help India win its only match here. Former Indian captain MS Dhoni has played many matches for Jharkhand in this stadium. He spent much time in this stadium in his early days when JSCA stadium was not built in Ranchi, and also featured in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, the biopic on Dhoni.[2]


This stadium became infamous for the crowd turning violent and throwing crackers on field during India against West Indies match in 2002/03.

List of Centuries


  • * 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

Keenan Stadium aerial view (top right)
No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 115 Gordon Greenidge  West Indies 134 1  India 7 December 1983 Won[3]
2 149 Viv Richards  West Indies 99 1  India 7 December 1983 Won[3]
3 106 Manoj Prabhakar  India 121 1  Pakistan 26 March 1987 Lost[4]
4 107* Martin Crowe  New Zealand 129 2  India 15 November 1995 Won[5]
5 105* Sourav Ganguly  India 139 2  South Africa 12 March 2000 Won[6]
6 101 Salman Butt  Pakistan 116 1  India 9 April 2005 Won[7]

List of Five Wicket Hauls


Symbol Meaning
The bowler was man of the match
10 or more wickets taken in the match
§ One of two five-wicket hauls by the bowler in the match
Date Day the Test started or ODI was held
Inn Innings in which five-wicket haul was taken
Overs Number of overs bowled.
Runs Number of runs conceded
Wkts Number of wickets taken
Econ Runs conceded per over
Batsmen Batsmen whose wickets were taken
Drawn The match was drawn.

One Day Internationals

No. Bowler Date Team Opposing team Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 Rana Naved-ul-Hasan 9 April 2005  Pakistan  India 2 8.4 27 6 3.11 Won [7]


  1. ^ "Keenan Stadium". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  2. ^ "MS Dhoni biopic shooting starts at Keenan Stadium". Archived from the original on 25 November 2015.
  3. ^ a b "4th ODI, West Indies tour of India at Jamshedpur, Dec 7 1983". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  4. ^ "6th ODI, Pakistan tour of India at Jamshedpur, Mar 26 1987". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  5. ^ "1st ODI, New Zealand tour of India at Jamshedpur, Nov 15 1995". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  6. ^ "2nd ODI, South Africa tour of India at Jamshedpur, Mar 12 2000". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  7. ^ a b "3rd ODI, Pakistan tour of India at Jamshedpur, Apr 9 2005". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.

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