Wankhede Stadium is a prominent cricket stadium in Mumbai, India. This Stadium was Built-in 1974 and it has a seating capacity of around 33,000 spectators and is known for its vibrant atmosphere during matches.
The stadium has hosted several domestic and international cricket matches like the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup final, that Indian has won. The stadium also witnessed Sachin Tendulkar’s emotional farewell speech after his final Test match.
Wankhede Stadium is located in the southern part of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It is situated near the iconic Marine Drive and the Arabian Sea, which give a beautiful view of the sea. It is a popular venue for domestic and international cricket matches.
This Stadium is also the Home ground of Mumbai Indians in the IPL, and this year it will host several IPL Matches. The first match will be played on April 8 between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians.
Wankhede Stadium Preview:
|Stadium Name||Wankhede Cricket Stadium|
|Managed by||Mumbai Cricket Association|
|Pavillion Ends||Garware Pavilion End and Tata End|
|Home Ground of||Mumbai Indians, Mumbai Cricket Team|
Wankhede Stadium IPL Matches 2023:
|Mumbai Indians v/s Chennai super Kings||April 8, Sat||7:30 PM||Jio Cinema , Star Sport Network|
|Mumbai Indians v/s Kolkata Knight Riders||April 16, Sun||3:30 PM||Jio Cinema , Star Sport Network|
|Mumbai Indians v/s Punjab Kings||April 22, Sat||7:30 PM||Jio Cinema , Star Sport Network|
|Mumbai Indians v/s Rajasthan Royals||April 30, Sun||7:30 PM||Jio Cinema , Star Sport Network|
|Mumbai Indians v/s Royal Challengers Bangalore||May 9, Tue||7:30 PM||Jio Cinema , Star Sport Network|
|Mumbai Indians v/s Gujarat Titans||May 12, Fri||7:30 PM||Jio Cinema , Star Sport Network|
|Mumbai Indians v/s Sunrisers Hyderabad||May 21, Sun||3:30 PM||Jio Cinema , Star Sport Network|
Some Interesting Facts about Wankhede Stadium:
1.Highest partnership at the wankhede stadium is by Ravi Shastri and Dilip Vengsarkar of 298 runs for India against Australia in Test Match.
2. Team India won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Final at this ground against Sri Lanka.
3. Sachin Tendulkar played his last and 200th test match against West Indies.
4. Ab de Villiers played his career best T20 inning of 133* runs against Mumbai Indians.
Wankhede Stadium IPL Records:
|Batting 1st won||48|
|Batting 2nd won||54|
|Average 1st inning score||167.92|
|Average 2nd inning score||174|
|Highest Total||235/1 by RCB|
|Lowest Total||67 by KKR|
|Highest Individual||133* AB de Villiers|
|Most Runs||1840 by Rohit Sharma|
|Most Wickets||68 by SL Malinga|
Wankhede Stadium Pitch Report:
The pitch at Wankhede Cricket Stadium is known to be a batting-friendly and ball comes nicely on the bat. The pitch is generally flat and hard, which makes it easier for the batters to score runs.
At This Ground, high-scoring matches are common whereas bowlers who can use their variations and change of pace could be effective here.
Overall, the pitch at Wankhede Stadium provides an exciting and entertaining experience for Both players and fans.
|Initial Ball Movement(1st Inning)||Less chance|
|Initial Spin movement(1st Inning)||Medium chance of Turn on Pitch|
|Middle Over||Slow down of Pitch|
|2nd Inning pitch Behaviour||Slight advantage for medium pacer|
|Pitch Nature||Dry Pitch|
Wankhede Stadium Weather Condition:
The weather report for Mumbai on April 8, 2023, indicates a hot temperature of 34 degrees Celsius and the strong wind speeds of 18 km/h.
Humidity is moderate at 47%. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is reported to be 82, which means air quality is good. The sky is partly cloudy and might be some sunshine, but overall it will be partly Cloudy.
|Temperature||34 Degree Celsius|
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