The M Chinnaswamy Stadium is located in the heart of Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka.
Established in 1969, the M Chinnaswamy Stadium is one of the most iconic cricket grounds in the country and has a seating capacity of 40,000.
The stadium has hosted numerous cricket World Cup matches as well as is the home to Indian T20 League franchise Team Bangalore.
The stadium was granted Test status in 1974 and almost a decade later, the first ODI was held in 1982.
The first ODI at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium was played between India and Sri Lanka. The Kapil Dev-captained Indian team registered a six-wicket win over the Lankans.
The M Chinnaswamy Stadium is one of the 10 venues which will host the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023. A total of five World Cup matches will be played at the Bengaluru stadium.
Let’s have a look at M Chinnaswamy Stadium ODI records and stats:
M Chinnaswamy Stadium ODI records and stats
Highest team total
The New Zealand cricket team holds the record for the highest team total at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in ODI cricket. The record was created in their 21-run loss against Pakistan via D/L method in match 35 of World Cup 2023. Riding on a Ravindra Rachin's 108, New Zealand posted a massive 401/6. Unfortunately, rain hindered the Kiwi bowlers in the second innings as play was stopped with Pakistan on 200/1 after 25.3 overs, giving the 1992 ODI World Cup winners a 21-run win in the game.
Lowest team total
England holds the record for the lowest team total at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in ODI cricket. Playing in match 25 of World Cup 2023, England were all out for just 156 after choosing to bat first against Sri Lanka. While Sri Lanka's bowlers all chipped in to take wickets, their batters ensured a comfortable chase and helped them win the match by eight wickets having chased down the target in 25.4 overs.
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for most ODI runs at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. The batting great scored 534 runs in 11 matches at an average of 48.54 with a highest score of 120. The opening batter notched up two centuries and two half-centuries in ODI cricket between 1993 and 2011 at the venue. Another Indian opening batter Rohit Sharma has scored 437 runs in four matches which includes a double century in the 50-over format.
India’s Zaheer Khan tops the list for most wickets in ODI cricket at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Between 2001 and 2011, the left-arm pacer bagged 14 wickets in eight matches at an average of 25.85 and an economy of 5.24 while conceding 362 runs. He claimed his best bowling figures of 3/30 on this ground in the limited-overs format. Javagal Srinath, another Indian speedster, is second on the list for most wickets at his home venue with 10 wickets from five ODIs.
Highest individual score
Rohit Sharma holds the record for highest individual score having made 209 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in the 50-over format. The Indian opening batter scored his first double century in ODIs at this venue against Australia in 2013. His match-winning knock came in 158 balls and was laced with 16 sixes and 12 hits to the fence. The knock also helped India register a 57-run win over Australia and clinched a seven-match ODI series 3-2.
Best bowling figures
Yuvraj Singh holds the record for the best bowling figures at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in ODI cricket. The all-rounder registered figures of 5/31 in India’s five-wicket win over Ireland during the ODI World Cup in 2011. India, led by MS Dhoni, opted to field first and bowled out Ireland for 207, courtesy Yuvraj Singh’s match-winning performance with the ball. He then scored an unbeaten 50 to guide India home to a comfortable win. India eventually went on to win the World Cup.
Australia’s David Warner and Mitch Marsh hold the record for the highest partnership in ODI cricket at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. The Aussie batters stitched a massive 259-run partnership for the opening wicket in match 18 of World Cup 2023. Warner finished on 163 off 124 balls, while Marsh made 121 from 108 deliveries as Australia posted 367/9 against Pakistan. In reply, Pakistan managed to make 305 all out as Australia won the game by 62 runs.
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