Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior

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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.
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, 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 ODI.
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  • Roop Singh Stadium is a famous International cricket stadium .Here so many international cricket matches were played.It is a well maintained stadium having huge sitting capacity.Local sportsman...  more »
  • This is one of the main ICC stadium in India. Stadium is good but required some good sitting arrangement.  more »
  • Perfect ground for a match some of national and international mTches played there
  • Cricket stadium in Gwalior MP. Currently International cricket is not being played here as the boundaries are short. Sachin Tendulkar scored his Double ton against South Africa in this very Ground.
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