MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
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MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

india Updated: Oct 23, 2003 15:07 IST

Name: MA Chidambaram Stadium

Also or formerly known as: Chepauk; Madras Cricket Club Ground

Floodlights: Yes

End names: Anna Pavilion End, V Pattabhiraman Gate End

Capacity: 50000

The spiritual home of cricket in the state of Tamil Nadu since the start of the Presidency matches in 1916, the M A Chidambaram Stadium is noted for its sporting pitches.

It holds the record for the most number of Test wins for India (9) and has produced the most number of decisive results among the nation's grounds (15).

Better known as Chepauk, taken from the area of its existence. What stands out at Chepauk is the atmosphere and the crowd, reputed to be the most knowledgeable and appreciative in the country.

First Published: Oct 22, 2003 16:37 IST