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NS Stadium, Faridabad

Though it has hosted only a minimal number of ODIs, but in infrastructure, it ranks among the best.

india Updated: Mar 29, 2006 19:05 IST


Nahar Singh cricket stadium in Faridabad stands out as one of the most modern in North India having all facilities. Built in 1981, the ground can house around 25,000 spectators.

Though not a popular venue as it has hosted only a minimal no of ODIs, but in infrastructure, it ranks among the best.

The ground is equipped with six center pitches and three practice pitches. There is also a modern pavilion with a suite which can has 200 seats. It also has a commentator box, box for media, press box, President box, Umpire room, health club, restaurant, billiards room, card room, and coffee shop.

In 1996, this ground hosted a game between Australia and South Africa in the Titan Cup series. The captains for the two sides were Hansie Cronje for South African and Mark Taylor for Australia.

First Published: Feb 20, 2006 16:02 IST

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