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Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Hyderabad Boundary Length, Seating Capacity and IPL Stats

Hyderabad Cricket Stadium, also referred to as the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Hyderabad, Telangana.

Hyderabad Cricket Stadium also referred to as the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. Additionally, It is situated in the eastern Uppal area and spans 15 acres of land with a potential capacity of 55,000 people. Additionally, The Hyderabad Cricket Association and the Sunrisers Hyderabad squad from the Indian Premier League both call it home.

It has held 5 Tests, 7 ODIs, and 3 T20Is as of January 18, 2024. In addition to the 2019 Indian Premier League final, this stadium also hosted the opening and championship games of the 2017 Indian Premier League. Additionally, It bears Rajiv Gandhi’s name, a former Indian prime minister. And for the first time since 2019, SRH will return to their home as BCCI has announced the Stadium in Hyderabad as one of the venues along with eleven other stadiums in 11 cities across the country for IPL 2024.

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Boundary Length

It has a boundary length of 66 meters on the off side and around 69 meters on the on side. Although, This boundary size may vary a little when different pitch is used for different matches. Also read: M Chinnaswamy Stadium Seating Capacity, Photos, Boundary length, History, Size, and Pitch Details

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Seating Capacity

The stadium has a seating capacity of 55,000 people because it is 16 acres (6.5 hectares) in size. Additionally, Pavilion End and North End are the ends (V.V.S. Laxman end).

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Pitch Report and Ground Facts

Known to be flat wickets, but has helped slower bowlers as the game progresses, assisting spinners, who have dominated the wickets column at the venue. And like most venues, the chasing team has enjoyed the majority of the success in Hyderabad as well, but the opener saw the team batting first win.

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Pitch Report
Rajiv Gandhi Stadium Pitch Report

Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians will lock horns in Match 25 of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2024) on Tuesday, April 18 at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad. 

Sunrisers Hyderabad will be coming into the contest after a 23-run victory over Kolkata Knight Riders. Currently, they are placed in the ninth position on the IPL points table, having a net run rate (NRR) of – 0.822. Harry Brook, the man-in-form for SRH, registered his first century in the previous game against KKR as he scored an unconquered 100 in just 55 deliveries, comprising 12 fours and three maximums. As they gear up for their next challenge, SRH will look to continue the winning momentum against MI. 

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Stats

  • 5 Test matches, 7 ODIs, and 3 T20 Internationals have been played in this stadium.
  • Additionally, it was the 101st Test match location in the history of cricket.
  • In addition to that, On October 12, 2018, against the West Indies, Umesh Yadav amassed his first 10-wicket haul in a Test match at this location.
  • Additionally, On August 23, 2012, against New Zealand, Ravichandran Ashwin amassed the first 10-wicket haul in a Test at this location.

Following is the Table of Highest Individual Run Scorers on the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium:

225 vs IndiaBrendon McCullumNew Zealand2010
204 vs BangladeshVirat KohliIndia2017
204 vs AustraliaCheteshwar PujaraIndia2013
167 vs AustraliaMurali VijayIndia2013
159 vs New ZealandCheteshwar PujaraIndia2012
Highest Individual Run Scorers

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium: IPL Records

The pacers have enjoyed bowling at this venue and have recorded an overall average of 26.9 in 66 games compared to spinners, who average 31.8 in the same number of games. Teams batting second have won 38 matches compared to defending teams, who have emerged better in 28 games. 

Matches Played 66 
Number of wins batting first 28 
Number of wins batting second 38 
Average First Innings score 158.01 
Average powerplay Score 46 
Average death overs score 46.9 

SRH vs MI IPL 2024: Pitch Report to Records – Aiden Markram‘s Sunrisers Hyderabad host Rohit Sharma‘s Mumbai Indians in the 25th match of IPL 2024. After having identical campaigns with 2 wins in 4 games, both sides look for their third victory. The match will be hosted at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad.

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Franchise Cricket

It is the home of the IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. Hyderabad is home to the cricket team Sunrisers Hyderabad. Owner of the squad is Sun TV Network’s Kalanithi Maran. Also read: Novak Djokovic gets temperamental when crowd is rooting for rival, says Boris Becker

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Franchise Cricket
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium Franchise Cricket: Sunrisers Hyderabad

In SRH vs MI Strategy and Match-ups both Mayank Agarwal and Rahul Tripathi have struggled against Piyush Chawla; Mayank has been dismissed twice by Chawla in 13 balls while he managed to score just 19 runs. Tripathi, on the other hand, has scored only 7 runs against Chawla and has been dismissed twice by the veteran leggie in 8 balls. This would tempt Rohit Sharma to use Chawla early on in the innings to torment both Agarwal and Tripathi. Umran Malik, on the other hand, has been terrific against in-form Ishan Kishan, having picked him twice in 17 balls, a figure that could prompt Aiden Markram to introduce Umran early on in the attack. Also Read: Rishabh Pant Tweets First Time after Horrific Accident, Says He is Ready for Challenges Ahead

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