The Greenfield International Stadium was opened on January 29, 2015 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It became India’s 50th venue to host international cricket when New Zealand and India played a T20I fixture in November 2017.
The stadium also facilitates football matches and during the 2015 SAFF Championship, the semi-final and final of the tournament were played at this venue.
The Greenfield Stadium is now the official home ground for Kerala’s domestic cricket team. The ground has hosted 16 List A matches overall, including one ODI between India and West Indies in November 2018.
Find out all the records from the 50-over matches that took place at this venue. Since only one ODI was played, List A stats have been included.
Greenfield International Stadium ODI records
South African batter Reeza Hendricks holds the record for the most runs scored on this ground in List A matches. He played all five unofficial ODIs during South Africa A’s tour of India 2019, scoring 239 runs at an average of 59.75.
Axar Patel played seven matches at this venue and picked up 11 wickets, the highest for a bowler on this ground in List A cricket. This includes four matches against England Lions in January 2019 and three matches against South Africa A later that year.
Highest individual score
Virat Kohli holds the record for the best individual score at the Greenfield Stadium. He smashed 166 off 110 balls and remained unbeaten against Sri Lanka.
Yuzvendra Chahal picked up a terrific five-fer against South Africa A in August 2019. The leg-spinner finished with figures of 5/47, which includes the dismissals of two of the top three batters. Ravindra Jadeja holds the same record in ODIs, having registered figures of 4/34 against West Indies.
Average 1st innings total
The Greenfield Stadium is not renowned for its batting tracks and the only ODI at this venue witnessed a low-scoring game. The average 1st innings total in List A cricket at this venue is 201.
India recorded the highest team total in ODIs at this venue, having smashed 390/5 in 50 overs against Sri Lanka in the third ODI, 2023. The innings was powered by centuries from Virat Kohli (166) and Shubman Gill (116).
Sri Lanka were bowled out for 73 runs in 22 overs while chasing 391 runs to win, thus recording the lowest total in ODIs at this venue and also conceding the biggest defeat in ODI history (by 317 runs).