Brabourne Stadium Information
|Ground Name||Brabourne Stadium|
|Named after||Lord Brabourne, Governor of Bombay|
|Ends||Pavilion End, Church Gate End|
Brabourne Stadium is one of the oldest cricket grounds located in Mumbai, India established in 1937. It is built in British Era. Brabourne Cricket Stadium is the home ground for Mumbai men’s and women’s cricket teams.
This stadium has the capacity of 20,000 people for cricket matches. It is owned by the Cricket Club India (CCI).
Due to constant ticketing disputes with the CCI, the BCA (Bombay Cricket Association) built the famous Wankhade Cricket Stadium around 700 meters away from the Brabourne Stadium.
After that, Brabourne Stadium only used to host first-classes matches and Test matches were played at the Wankhede Stadium. In recent years, International cricket matches made their way back to Brabourne Stadium ICC Champions Trophy in 2006 was played on this ground.
Brabourne Stadium hosted the first international T20 match in 2007. This ground hosted a test match in December 2009 after 36 years. It created the record on that day, the biggest gap between two test matches on the same ground.
ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2013 opening, Super Six and final matches were played at the Brabourne Cricket Stadium.
This stadium was also used by the BCCI for the IPL playoff match between Mumbai Indians vs Chennai Super Kings on 29 May 2014. And in IPL 2015, this ground was the secondary home ground of the Rajasthan Royals team.
Brabourne Stadium International Matches Information
|First Test||India vs West Indies||9–13 December 1948|
|Last Test||India vs Sri Lw||2–6 December 2009|
|First ODI||India vs Australia||23 October 1989|
|Last ODI||India vs West Indies||29 October 2018|
|Only T20I||India vs Australia||20 October 2007|
|First Women ODI||India vs New Zealand||4 December 2003|
|Last Women ODI||Australia vs West Indies||17 February 2013|
|First Women T20I||India vs Australia||22 March 2018|
|Last Women T20I||Australia vs England||31 March 2018|
Brabourne Stadium Records
|Highest totals (Test)||India 726/9d||v Sri Lanka||2 Dec 2009|
|Highest totals (ODI)||India 377/5||v West Indies||29 Oct 2018|
|Highest totals (T20I)||India 167/3||v Australia||20 Oct 2007|
|Highest Ind. score (Test)||V Sehwag 293||v Sri Lanka||2 Dec 2009|
|Highest Ind. score (ODI)||Rohit Sharma 162||v West Indies||29 Oct 2018|
|Highest Ind. score (T20)||Ricky Ponting 76||v India||20 Oc 2007|
|Most runs (Test)||VS Hazare (INDIA) 629 runs||—||1948 — 1952|
|Most runs (ODI)||Rohit Sharma 162 runs||—||2018 — 2018|
|Most runs (T20I)||Ricky Ponting 76 runs||—||—|
|Best bowling (Test)||BS Chandrasekhar (Ind) O: 61.5 W: 7 R: 157||v West Indies||13 Dec 1966|
|Best bowling (ODI)||MF Maharoof (SL) O: 9 W: 6 R: 14||v West Indies||14 Oct 2006|
|Best bowling (T20I)||IK Pathan (Ind) O: 4 W: 2 R: 34||v Australia||20 Oct 2007|
|Most wickets (Test)||BS Chandrasekhar (Ind) 34 wickets||—||1964 — 1973|
|Most wickets (ODI)||MF Maharoof (SL) 7 wickets||—||2006 — 2006|
|Most wickets (T20I)||IK Pathan (Ind) 2 wickets||—||—|