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HindustanTimes Sat,09 Aug 2014

Nehru Stadium

(Kochi,India)
Nehru Stadium, Kochi
Nehru Stadium, Kochi
Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium (locally known as Kaloor International Stadium) in Kochi, Kerala, India was built in 1996 by the Government of Kerala with Greater Cochin Development Authority GCDA. The stadium hosts the home games of football (soccer) club Malabar United FC. The stadium is also the home ground of the Indian Premier League franchise Kochi Tuskers Kerala. Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium is the fourth largest stadium in India. It is also the third largest cricket stadium in India. Originally constructed as a football stadium, it has played host to a number of international cricket and football matches. The Most Innovative aspect of the stadium is its unique Lighting Towers of 2 kW Floodlights which when switched on fully can provide Lighting levels for HDTV telecast.The Structure of the tower is itself one of a kind in India.

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City Kochi
Stadium Ends Road End and Media End
Capacity 60000
Established 0
First Match April 01, 1998 - India beat Australia by 41 runs
Last Match October 02, 2007 - Australia beat India by 84 runs
Matches 6
Home Team Wins 4
Away Team Wins 2
Neutral Team Wins 0
Matches Tied 0
No Result 0
Most Successful Team India - 4 wins
Highest Innings Score 309/5 by India on April 01, 1998 - India beat Australia by 41 runs
Lowest Innings Score 191/10 by India on March 13, 2002 - Zimbabwe beat India by 6 wickets
Wins Batting First 3
Wins Batting Second 3
Average Innings Score 253
Most Prolific Batsman Rahul Dravid (223 runs)
Highest Individual Score 115 by Gary Kirsten v India on March 09, 2000 - India beat South Africa by 3 wickets
Most Successful Bowler Sachin Tendulkar (10 wickets)
Best Bowling Analysis 5/32 by Sachin Tendulkar v Australia on April 01, 1998 - India beat Australia by 41 runs

Last Five Matches
India v Australia on October 02, 2007 - Australia beat India by 84 runs
India v England on April 06, 2006 - India beat England by 4 wickets
India v Pakistan on April 02, 2005 - India beat Pakistan by 87 runs
India v Zimbabwe on March 13, 2002 - Zimbabwe beat India by 6 wickets
India v South Africa on March 09, 2000 - India beat South Africa by 3 wickets

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