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Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad details, matches, records and stats - Cricket World Cup 2023 Venues

During the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host five matches. In this article, we have brought out the stadium details, matches, records and stats.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 04.10.2023
Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

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ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 is just a few days away from beginning. In this article, we have brought out the stadium preview details of the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.

This Indian stadium is the largest cricket stadium in the world. Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad, can organize a live cricket match in front of more than 130,000 spectators.  

During the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, Narendra Modi Stadium will host five matches. Undoubtedly, Ahmedabad will organize most of the crucial matches of the tournament, including the opening game of the competition and the Final.

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Article Contents

  • ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Matches at the venue

  • Basic Venue Details

  • Key First(s) and Last(s)

  • Last 5 ODIs' Records at the Venue

  • Major Teams' Records

    • Result Summary

    • Highest Totals

    • Highest Successful Chases

    • Lowest Totals

    • Lowest Successful Defending Totals

  • Major Players' Records

  • Most Runs

  • Highest Scores

  • Most Wickets

  • Best Bowling Figures


ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Matches at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

October 5: England vs New Zealand (Day/Night) – Tournament opening game

October 14: India vs Pakistan (Day/Night)

November 4: Australia vs England (Day/Night)

November 10: Afghanistan vs South Africa (Day/Night)

November 19: Final (Day/Night)

 

Know Your Venue: Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

(NOTE: All the stats updated before the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023)

Basic Details

Stadium Name: Narendra Modi Stadium

Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Other/Former Name(s): Sardar Patel stadium; Motera Cricket Stadium

Established: 1982

Opening year(s) for international cricket: 1983; 2020 (restructured stadium)

Previous ODI World Cup experiences: 1987, 1996 and 2011

Knockout matches in previous ODI World Cups: 1 Quarterfinal in 2011

Present Ends Names: Adani Pavilion End, Jio End

Present Stadium Capacity: 132,000 (approx.)


Key First(s) and Last(s)

First international match: India vs West Indies Test match in November 1983

First ODI: India vs Australia on October 5, 1984

Last ODI: India vs West Indies on February 11, 2022

Last international match: India vs Australia Test match in March 2023


Last 5 ODIs' Records

Average innings score: 227.10

Average 1st batting score: 242.40

First batting teams won: 3 matches

Second batting teams won: 2 matches

Winning margins (latest to oldest): 96 runs, 44 runs, 6 wickets, 6 wickets, 16 runs


Major Team Records at Narendra Modi Stadium

Teamwise Result Summary

Team

Matches

W

L

NR

Tie

India

18

10

8

0

0

West Indies

10

5

5

0

0

Zimbabwe

7

0

7

0

0

Australia

5

3

2

0

0

Sri Lanka

5

2

3

0

0

New Zealand

2

2

0

0

0

South Africa

2

2

0

0

0

England

2

1

1

0

0

Pakistan

1

1

0

0

0

Highest Totals

Team

Total (Overs)

VS

Date

South Africa

365/2 (50)

India

February 27, 2010

India

325/5 (47.4)

West Indies

November 15, 2002

West Indies

324/4 (50)

India

November 15, 2002

 

Lowest Totals

Team

Total (Overs)

VS

Date

Zimbabwe

85 (30.1)

West Indies

October 8, 2006

India

100 (28.3)

West Indies

November 16, 1993

Australia

141 (43.3)

India

October 5, 1986

(Only officially lowest completed totals)

Highest Successful Chases

Team

Total (Overs)

Target

VS

Date

India

325/5 (47.4)

325

West Indies

Nov 15, 2002

Pakistan

319/7 (48)

316

India

Apr 12, 2005

Sri Lanka

286/5 (47.4)

286

India

Nov 6, 2005

Lowest Successful Defending Totals

Team

Total (Overs)

VS

Date

India

193 (47.4)

Australia

October 5, 1986

West Indies

196 (48.3)

India

January 7, 1988

South Africa

219/9 (50)

Sri Lanka

October 24, 2006

(Only complete ODI matches, no overs reduction)

 

Major Players Records at Narendra Modi Stadium

Most Runs

Player (Team)

Matches (Innings)

Runs scored

Highest score

Average

100s/50s

Rahul Dravid (India)

5 (5)

342

109*

114.00

2/1

Chris Gayle (West Indies)

4 (4)

316

140

79.00

2/0

Rohit Sharma (India)

5 (5)

221

95

44.20

0/2

 

Highest Scores

Player (Team)

Runs scored

VS

Date

Sourav Ganguly (India)

144

Zimbabwe

December 6, 2000

Chris Gayle (West Indies)

140

India

November 25, 2002

Sachin Tendulkar (India)

123

Pakistan

April 12, 2005

 

Most Wickets

Player (Team)

Matches (Innings)

Wickets

Best bowling figures

Economy rate

4wks/5wks

Kapil Dev (India)

6 (6)

10

3/26

3.04

0/0

Prasidh Krishna (India)

3 (3)

9

4/12

2.50

1/0

Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka)

2 (2)

7

4/53

4.21

1/0

 

Best Bowling Figures

Player (Team)

Bowling figures

VS

Date

Prasidh Krishna (India)

9-3-12-4

West Indies

February 9, 2022

Mitchell Johnson (Australia)

9.2-2-19-4

Zimbabwe

February 21, 2011

Farveez Maharoof (Sri Lanka)

5-0-20-4

India

November 6, 2005

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