Nehru Stadium, Guwahati

26°10′50″N 91°45′28.8″E / 26.18056°N 91.758000°E / 26.18056; 91.758000

Nehru Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Guwahati, Assam, India. It was built in 1962 and holds the capacity of 15,000 spectators. Radha Govinda Baruah supervised, constructed and named it as Nehru Stadium.[2] The stadium is operated by the Board of Sports of Assam, Government of Assam. It has been mainly used for football and cricket.

Nehru Stadium
View of Nehru Stadium
Nehru Stadium is located in Guwahati
Nehru Stadium
Nehru Stadium
Location in Guwahati
Nehru Stadium is located in Assam
Nehru Stadium
Nehru Stadium
Location in Assam
AddressIndia
LocationR.G. Baruah Sports Complex, Guwahati, Assam, India
Coordinates26°10′50″N 91°45′28.8″E / 26.18056°N 91.758000°E / 26.18056; 91.758000
OwnerRadha Govinda Baruah (1962)
Board of Sports of Assam (since 1962)
OperatorBoard of Sports of Assam, Government of Assam
Capacity15,000[1]
SurfaceGrass
Opened1962; 62 years ago (1962)
Tenants
Assam cricket team
Assam football team
Assam women's football team
Assam State Premier League
GSA Football leagues
Ground information
End names
Pavilion End
Railway End
First ODI17 December 1983:
 India v  West Indies
Last ODI28 November 2010:
 India v  New Zealand
First WODI14 November 1995:
 India v  England
Last WODI4 December 2005:
 India v  England
As of 9 December 2019
Source: ESPNcricinfo

Nehru Stadium has hosted 13 One Day Internationals matches and many matches of domestic cricket tournaments including Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and Deodhar Trophy. In football, it hosts the prestigious Bordoloi Trophy and all three divisions of GSA Football League regularly. The stadium has also hosted the Santosh Trophy and Federation Cup,[3] two top level domestic football tournaments of India.

Nehru Stadium, Guwahati in the evening

All records and statistics edit

Type Team 1 Opposition team Date
First ODI   India   West Indies 17 Dec 1983
Last ODI   India   New Zealand 28 Nov 2010
Highest totals[4]
Team 1 Opposition team Date Score Overs
  India   Zimbabwe 19 March 2002 333/6 50
  West Indies   New Zealand 1 Nov 1994 306/6 50
Lowest totals[5]
Team 1 Opposition team Date Score Overs
  India   West Indies 23 Dec 1987 135 41.3
  Sri Lanka   South Africa 19 Nov 1993 136 40.1

Leading run scorers are Yuvraj Singh- 181 runs, Michael Bevan- 163 runs and Dinesh Mongia- 159 runs. Leading wicket takers are Ravi Shastri and Harbhajan Singh- 7 wickets.

List of centuries edit

Key edit

  • * denotes that the batsman was not out.
  • Inns. denotes the number of the innings in the match.
  • Balls denotes the number of balls faced in an innings.
  • NR denotes that the number of balls was not recorded.
  • Parentheses next to the player's score denotes his century number at Edgbaston.
  • The column title Date refers to the date the match started.
  • The column title Result refers to the player's team result

Centuries in One Day Internationals edit

No. Score Player Team Balls Inns. Opposing team Date Result
1 111 Carl Hooper   West Indies 114 1   New Zealand 1 November 1994 Won[6]
2 159* Dinesh Mongia   India 147 1   Zimbabwe 19 March 2002 Won[7]
3 105 Virat Kohli   India 104 1   New Zealand 28 November 2010 Won[8]

List of five wicket hauls edit

Key edit

Symbol Meaning
The bowler was man of the match
10 or more wickets taken in the match
§ One of two five-wicket hauls by the bowler in the match
Date Day the Test started or ODI was held
Inn Innings in which five-wicket haul was taken
Overs Number of overs bowled.
Runs Number of runs conceded
Wkts Number of wickets taken
Econ Runs conceded per over
Batsmen Batsmen whose wickets were taken
Drawn The match was drawn.

Five Wicket Hauls edit

No. Bowler Date Team Opposing team Inn Overs Runs Wkts Econ Batsmen Result
1 Robin Singh (cricketer) 22 December 1997   India   Sri Lanka 1 5 22 5 4.4 Won [9]
2 Doug Bollinger 8 November 2009   Australia   India 1 10 35 5 3.5 Won [10]

See also edit

External links edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Football Stadiums in India".
  2. ^ "Nehru Stadium completes glorious 50 years". The Assam Tribune. 16 December 2023.
  3. ^ "The resurrection of East Bengal". sportstarlive.com. Sportstar. 21 January 2010. Archived from the original on 11 December 2021. Retrieved 14 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Nehru Stadium, Guwahati Cricket Team Records & Stats".
  5. ^ "Nehru Stadium, Guwahati Cricket Team Records & Stats".
  6. ^ "5th Match, Wills World Series at Guwahati, Nov 1 1994". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  7. ^ "5th ODI, Zimbabwe tour of India at Guwahati, Mar 19 2002". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  8. ^ "1st ODI, New Zealand tour of India [Nov 2010] at Guwahati, Nov 28 2010". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  9. ^ "1st ODI, Sri Lanka tour of India at Guwahati, Dec 22 1997". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  10. ^ "3rd ODI, New Zealand tour of India at Indore, Dec 15 1988". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 24 August 2019.