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Wankhede Stadium

Wankhede Stadium is an international cricket stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is the home ground of the Mumbai Cricket Team and Team Mumbai of the Indian T20 League. The stadium is also the headquarters of Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) and the BCCI.

Wankhede Stadium was built in approximately 13 months after disputes between the CCI and the BCA (now MCA) over the allocation of tickets during matches at the Brabourne Stadium. It is the third Test venue in the city of Mumbai after Bombay Gymkhana and the Brabourne Stadium. After it was selected to host the 2011 World Cup final, the venue was redeveloped to suit the modern facilities and comfort of spectators.

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Wankhede Stadium Facts

Capacity 32000
End Names Tata End, Garware Pavilion End
Floodlights 1996
Home Teams India Cricket Team, Mumbai Cricket Team, Team Mumbai
    • Capacity
    • End Names
    • Floodlights Installed
    • Home Teams
    • 32,000
    • Tata End, Garware Pavilion End
    • 1996
    • India Cricket Team, Mumbai Cricket Team, Team Mumbai

Wankhede Stadium 2023 Cricket World Cup Schedule

Wankhede stadium has hosted 6 50-over ODI matches across 3 Cricket World Cups. The stadium is scheduled to host 5 games (including one semi-final) during the 2023 Cricket World Cup including the India vs Sri Lanka match.

Match Venue
ENG vs SA Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
SA vs BAN Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
IND vs SL Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
AUS vs AFG Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Semifinal 1 Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    • Match
    • Date
    • Time (IST)
    • Venue
    • England vs South Africa
    • Sat, 21st Oct
    • 2:00 PM
    • Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    • South Africa vs Bangladesh
    • Tue, 24th Oct
    • 2:00 PM
    • Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    • Australia vs Afghanistan
    • Tue, 7th Nov
    • 2:00 PM
    • Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
    • Semifinal 1
    • Wed, 15th Nov
    • 2:00 PM
    • Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Wankhede Stadium Stats

The Mumbai cricket stadium hosted its first Test match on 23 January 1975, first ODI on 17 January 1987 and first T20I on 22 December 2012.

Format Matches
Won by
Won by
Test 26 12 7 7
ODI 23 11 12 0
T20I 8 3 5 0
    • Format
    • Matches Played
    • Won by India
    • Won by Others
    • Tie/No Result
    • Test
    • 26
    • 12
    • 7
    • 7
    • ODI
    • 23
    • 11
    • 12
    • 0
    • T20I
    • 8
    • 3
    • 5
    • 0

Wankhede Stadium ODI Records

Team India has played 20 ODIs at the Wankhede Stadium from 1987 to 2023, winning 11 and losing 9.

    • ODIs Played
    • Most Runs Scored (current players)
    • Highest Score
    • Most Wickets Taken (current players)
    • Best Bowling Figures
    • 23
    • 269 runs (Virat Kohli )
    • 151* runs (Sanath Jayasuriya)
    • 7 wickets (Tim Southee)
    • 6/27 (Murali Karthik)

Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report & Conditions

The surface at the Wankhede Stadium generally produces a good battle between bat and ball. Teams batting first have been more successful in the past, with the ball gripping more in the second innings and challenging to score off.

    • Matches Won Batting First
    • Matches Won Batting Second
    • Average First Innings Score
    • Highest Score
    • Lowest Score
    • 11
    • 12
    • 245
    • 438/4 (South Africa)
    • 115(Bangladesh)

FAQs: Wankhede Stadium

Is Wankhede Stadium batting or bowling pitch?

Wankhede Stadium is mostly known for high- scoring wickets. The red soil used has good bounce and is ideal for batting. The highest ODI score is 438/4 by South Africa vs India in 2015.

What is Wankhede Stadium famous for?

The Wankhede Stadium is famous for hosting high-profile matches of Indian cricket team and Indian T20 League. It was the venue for Team India’s 2011 World Cup win vs Sri Lanka in 2011.

Which cricketer is Wankhede Stadium named after?

The stadium was built in 1974 at the initiative of S. K. Wankhede, then secretary of the Mumbai Cricket Association, after disputes between the CCI, which owns Brabourne Stadium, and the MCA (previously BCA) over the allocation of tickets.

What is the capacity of Wankhede Stadium?

The capacity of Wankhede Stadium is 32,000. It was around 39,000 before the renovations for the 2011 World Cup.

When is Team India's next match at the Wankhede Stadium?

Team India will play against Netherlands in their 7th league match of the 2023 Cricket World Cup on 2 November 2023 at the Wankhede Stadium 2 PM IST.

Who has the best record at Wankhede Stadium?

England has the best win-loss record at the Wankhede Stadium. They have won 2 out of the 3 ODIs played at this venue. India have won 11 of the 20 ODI matches played here.

What are some interesting facts about Wankhede Stadium?

Wankhede Stadium hosted the 2011 World Cup final, which India won and Sachin Tendukar’s last international match in 2013.

Updated On: October 04, 2023

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