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M.A.Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai (Madras)
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the oldest stadium in tamilnadu. This is the first fully covered stadium in tamilnadu . Though it is big, it is neatly maintained
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one of the best cricket stadiums in india. it is highly maintained and is in the heart of the city. never miss an opportunity to visit this place
only place in chennai where i didnt went with my family. it's so awesome to watch match so live. watched our TNPL.
One of the most fantastic stadium in India..... Many historic records have been made here...... Home to chennai super kings.... Waiting for ipl.......
Dude it is the home for the defending champions The CSK and my favorite team in ipl but they got banned for 2 years so I am supporting RCB
First time experience, watched from anna pavilion , the whole glass had a bad old sticker on it, watched the match with just 80% visibility. Even got headace due to thaf glass.6000rs ticket, great buffet of snacks and dinner.
The spiritual home of cricket in the state since the start of the Presidency matches in 1916, the MA Chidambaram Stadium, noted for its sporting pitches. Better known as Chepauk, taken from the area of its existence, the first Test played here was in 1933-34 between Douglas Jardine's England and CK Nayudu's India. For long, Test matches at Chepauk were synonymous with the Pongal (Harvest) festival. There have been records galore at this venue. History was made with the first ever Ranji Trophy match played at the venue when AG Ram Singh, with 11 wickets, bowled Madras to victory over Mysore within a day. India recorded their first Test win at the ground in 1951-52 when they defeated England by an innings and eight runs. Sunil Gavaskar notched up his record breaking 30th Test hundred on this ground in 1983-84. The India-Australia encounter in 1986-87 ended in a tie - only the second in the game's long history. The next season, leg spinner Narendra Hirwani claimed the best match analysis by a player on Test debut, finishing with 16 for 136. But more than the records, what stands out at Chepauk is the atmosphere and the crowd, reputed to be the most knowledgeable and appreciative in the country. This was proved when those present gave a standing ovation to Saeed Anwar after his record breaking 194 against India in the Independence Cup match in 1997 and again when Pakistan won the Test match in 1999. A truly overwhelmed Pakistani team even made a lap of honour in appreciation of the spectators' sporting behaviour.
Only ĆŚĶ Here on this stadium I am a fan from Pune of csk rocks also Chennai in fc fan of Mendoza , Elano and Balwant Singh
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