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Sunday, 1 January 2017

Chinnaswamy Stadium

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By Ashwin Kumar - Flickr: Chinnaswamy Stadium, CC BY-SA 2.0,
The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, located in Bengaluru, Karnataka, is a Cricket stadium of India. Present between  Cubbon Park, Queen's Road, Cubbon and uptown MG Road, this four decade old stadium is situated in the heart of the city of Bangalore. Formerly known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) stadium, the ground was later rechristened in tribute to Mr. M. Chinnaswamy, who had served the KSCA for four decades and was also president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977 to 1980. This stadium with a seating capacity of around 35,000 not only regularly hosts Test cricket, One Day Internationals (ODI) and other First-class cricket matches, but also other musical and cultural events. The stadium is also the home ground of the Karnataka state cricket team and the Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore . Being the only international stadium in Karnataka  Chinnaswamy stadium is the only host for international and ipl cricket matches in Karnataka . During the seasons of IPL and ODIs the Stadium will be filled with thousands of Cricket fans cheering their home team and it will be an amazing experience to each and every body to enjoy watching their favorite stars play.
Hence Chinaswamy stadium might not be a place for tourism but it sure is a place where yoou can definitely enjoy with your friends watching the game.

Location : MG Road, Near Gandhi Park, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Amazing Facts :

1. The Chinnaswamy stadium is  the first stadium in India, and probably in the world, to use solar panels to generate a bulk of the electricity needed to run the stadium.