National Stadium, Karachi

Updated on Feb 05, 2006 04:01 PM IST

One of the oldest in Pakistan, this stadium has hosted Test against India as far back as 1955.

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Name: National Stadium

Floodlights: Yes

End names: Pavilion End, University End

Home Team: Karachi Cricket Association, Pakistan

National Stadium, Karachi became Karachi's 5th and Pakistan's 11th first-class ground.

The first One-day International match was played here between Pakistan and West Indies in the year 1980. A cliffhanger in the truest sense, the match was decided on the last delivery with Gordon Greenidge driving Imran imperiously through the covers.

One of the oldest venues in the country, The National Stadium has hosted a Test match against India as far back as 1955. Beautifully constructed National Stadium has all the features that an International cricket stadium has.

It has the capacity of around 35,000 people.

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