Bahawal Stadium
Bahawal Stadium

     
It was the first cricket ground in Western Pakistan to host a Test match, when it hosted the second Test of Indian cricket team in Pakistan in 1954-55 India’s inaugural tour of Pakistan. However, this was the only international match to be held at this ground. As of 2002, 155 first class matches and 23 List A matches have been played at this ground. As Bahawalpur’s cricket team has been without first class status since 2002–03, there was only one first class match and one List A match here for the three seasons following that, but the ground still hosts Under-19 matches.Bahwal stadium was a war place before.[1] first cricket ground in –  Western Pakistan to host a Test match

TitleDescription
Information
Location:Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan
Nickname:Bahawal
Type:cricket ground
Local Language Name:Bahawal Stadium
Coordinates : 29°22′5″N 71°40′47″E
Address:Bahawalpur
Phone: 0306 0517316
Capacity:15,000
Owner:Pakistan Cricket Board
Operator:Pakistan Cricket Board
Tenants:Pakistan
Details
famous as :modern and powerful floodlights
Only Test:15 January 1955: Pakistan v [[national cricket team|]]
Capacity:15000
Known as:Dring Stadium
Time Zone:UTC +05:00
Home to:Bahawalpur
the first cricket ground:Western Pakistan to host a Test match
Lowest total recorded: 235/10 (119.5 Ov) by Ind vs Pak

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About

Entrance of Bahawal Stadium

History

The Bahawal Stadium is a cricket ground in Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. Locally known as Dring Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in used mostly for Cricket games. The stadium holds 15,000 people.

It was the first cricket ground in Western Pakistan to host a Test match, when it hosted the second Test of Indian cricket team in Pakistan in 1954–55 India’s inaugural tour of Pakistan. However, this was the only international Test match to be held at this ground. As of 2002, 155 first class matches and 23 List A matches have been played at this ground. As Bahawalpur’s cricket team has been without first class status since 2002–03, there was only one first class match and one List A match here for the three seasons following that, but the ground still hosts Under-19 matches.Bahwal stadium was a war place before.[2] The Bahawal Stadium –  cricket ground in Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan This stadium also ranked in Asia’s 2nd largest stadium by area.

International venue

It was the first cricket ground in Western Pakistan to host a Test match,[3]  However, this was –  international Test match when it hosted the second Test of Indian cricket team in Pakistan in 1954–55 India’s inaugural tour of Pakistan. However, this was the only international Test match to be held at this ground. As of 2002, 155 first class matches] and 23 List A matches have been played at this ground

Present

As Bahawalpur’s cricket team has been without first class status since 2002–03, there was only one first class match and one List A match here for the three seasons following that, but the ground still hosts Under-19 matches.Bahwal stadium was a war place before.

This stadium also ranked in Asia’s second largest stadium by area[4] without first class status –  since 2002–03

International Centuries

Single Test century has been scored at the venue.

 NO ScorePlayer Team Balls Opposing Team Date Result 
 1 142 Hanif Mohammad Pakistan NA India 15 January 1955 Drawn

FACTS

  • Capacity 15000
  • Known as Dring Stadium
  • Location Bahawalpur, Pakistan
  • Time Zone UTC +05:00
  • Home to Bahawalpur

STATS – TEST

  • Total matches 1
  • Average 1st Inns scores 235
  • Average 2nd Inns scores 312
  • Average 3rd Inns scores 209
  • Highest total recorded 312/9 (164 Ov) by Pak vs Ind
  • Lowest total recorded 235/10 (119.5 Ov) by Ind vs Pak
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