The original name of this stadium is Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium. The name of the ground was finally renamed after the president of the board of India, i.e. M Chinnaswamy from 1997 to 1980, was included in the government of Karnataka cricket. The association for the erection purposes of the stadium was decided in 1969 and constructing started in 1970. The 1st test match was played in this stadium in 1974 and also hosted West Indies, however, it was half-constructed.
Highlights Of The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium
- Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore, India
- Established in the year 1969
- First ODI was played between India and Sri Lanka
- 36,430 Seating capacity
- This popular stadium in Karnataka has hosted ODI matches for all the different World Cups, every time all the World Cups hosted by India in the year 1987-2011.
The stadium is available with all kinds of facilities and was refurbished before the 2 sides assembled with one another again in the other titanic encounter; while the floodlights was established in the stadium for the 1st time, the quarter-final of the World-Cup was played in the year 1996. Since at that time, Banglore has considered to be a fortune place for visiting teams with Pakistan, Australia and South Africa wins significant games.