HindustanTimes Thu,03 Sep 2015

Sawai Mansingh Stadium

Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
Sawai Mansingh Stadium, Jaipur
The Sawai Mansingh Stadium is a modern cricket stadium in the city of Jaipur, It was built in the reign of Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II who was also known as SMS; hence the name of the SMS Stadium in short. The Sawai Mansingh Stadium has hosted a solitary Test match, between India and Pakistan, starting on February 21, 1987, when Pakistan President General Zia-ul-Haq crossed the border to watch the second day's play as part of his "Cricket for Peace" initiative. The stadium's ODI debut had kicked off with a contest between the same two sides on October 2, 1983. Fresh from their World Cup triumph, the Indians comfortably won by four wickets. The highest individual score by any batsman on this ground in ODIs is 183* by MSDhoni. This is also the ground where Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar opened an ODI innings for India for the first time. Home ground for the Rajasthan Royals for IPL 2011.

Venue Facts

Venue Fixtures

Match Date Time Match Details
7th 12/04/11 16:00 Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils
12th 15/04/11 16:00 Rajasthan Royals vs Kolkata Knight Riders
28th 24/04/11 20:00 Rajasthan Royals vs Kochi Tuskers Kerala
34th 29/04/11 16:00 Rajasthan Royals vs Mumbai Indians
38th 01/05/11 16:00 Rajasthan Royals vs Pune Warriors
52nd 09/05/11 20:00 Rajasthan Royals vs Chennai Super Kings
55th 11/05/11 20:00 Rajasthan Royals vs Royal Challengers Bangalore


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