The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is one of the premier cricket stadiums in India. Located in Bangalore, Karnataka, it has the capacity to accommodate approximately 40,000 spectators. In 2000, BCCI chose their new centre in Bangalore for the National Cricket Academy and many Indian cricketers have passed out of the Academy to play in the IPL and National team. The pitch at the venue is flat and bouncy, which is rare as pitches in India generally assist spinners.

Quick Info

Learn about the capacity, home team, and other important information about the M Chinnaswamy stadium. 

Known as

M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium

Established in


Association Name 

Karnataka State Cricket Association



Home Team

Indian National Team, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Karnataka State Cricket Team


Pavilion End and BEML End

Boundary Size

55 m on average for straight boundaries
60 m on average for square boundaries

Time Zone

UTC/GMT +5:30 hours


Places to Stay

Hotels near M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Venue History

M Chinnaswamy stadium was renamed as a tribute to M. Chinnaswamy Mudaliar, who served as the BCCI President from 1977 to 1980. It was earlier known as Karnataka State Cricket Association Stadium.

  • The first ever Test played at this stadium was with West Indies on 22–29 November 1974. 
  • The first ODI match at this venue was played on 6 September 1982 with Sri Lanka.
  • Floodlights were first installed at this stadium for the 1996 World Cup.
  • BCCI chose M Chinnaswamy Stadium as the centre for the National Cricket Academy in 2000.

Unique Features of M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Some of the unique features of M Chinnaswamy Stadium are:

  • Spread across 16.5 acres with 3 entry points
  • Boundary dimensions are 54m X 60m
  • 3 outdoor practice fields

M Chinnaswamy Stadium in History of Cricket

  • The debut Test match was played in 1974 with the West Indian legends Gordon Greenidge and Viv Richards.
  • India marked their first test victory in this Chinnaswamy stadium against England in 1976–77.
  • The first ever match played here under the floodlights was between Pakistan and India in 1996.
  • In 2007, Sourav Ganguly scored 239 runs in a test match against Pakistan.

ICC World Cup 2023 Matches in M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Here is the information about the scheduled World Cup 2023 matches in the Chinnaswamy Stadium. 

Date Day Matches Time
20-Oct-2023 Friday Australia vs Pakistan 2:00 P.M IST
26-Oct-2023 Thursday England vs Sri Lanka 2:00 P.M IST
4-Nov-2023 Saturday New Zealand vs Pakistan 10:30 A.M IST
9-Nov-2023 Thursday New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2:00 P.M IST
11-Nov-2023 Saturday India vs Netherlands 2:00 P.M IST

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ICC World Cup Tickets

M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore will host five matches in the ICC World Cup 2023 tournament. Here are some details for the tickets:

  • Ticket Prices: 1500 to 10,000 ( it may vary; depending upon the match)
  • Ticket Categories:
    • North East Stand: 1750 approx.
    • South East Stand: 1750 approx.
    • East Stand: 3500 approx.
    • West Stand: 3500 approx.
    • South West Stand: 7500 approx.
    • North West Stand: 5000 approx.
  • Platforms for Purchasing Tickets: Bookmyshow, Paytm Insider, ICC official website, and Ticket counter at the stadium

How to Book ICC World Cup 2023 Tickets for M Chinnaswamy Stadium

You can book the tickets online by following these steps:

Step 1: Open the Book My Show app or go to the website. Register yourself on the app.

Step 2: Click on the cricket matches or ICC World Cup 2023 option.

Step 3: You will see the list of all the matches for the tournament on the screen.

Step 4: There are sorting options according to the venues, matches, and teams.

Step 5: Select the match you want to book tickets for and the number of tickets.

Step 6: Select the category of the ticket like stands, or VIP boxes, etc. and click the “Book” button.

Step 7: If there is a waiting for the tickets, then you will redirected to a queue to wait. You will receive your tickets on the app and e-mail after the confirmation.

Cricket Statistics of M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Read about the various statistics associated with M Chinnaswamy Stadium. We have covered the statistics of ODI, Test, and T20 matches held over the years. 

Test Matches

Total matches 25
Matches won batting first 10
Matches won bowling first 5
Average 1st Inns scores 354
Average 2nd Inns scores 304
Average 3rd Inns scores 206
Average 4th Inns scores 174
Highest total recorded 626/10 (150.2 Ov) by IND vs PAK
Lowest total recorded 103/10 (38.4 Ov) by AFG vs IND

ODI Matches

Total matches 38
Matches won batting first 14
Matches won bowling first 20
Average 1st Inns scores 232
Average 2nd Inns scores 215
Highest total recorded 383/6 (50 Ov) by IND vs AUS
Lowest total recorded 114/10 (38.5 Ov) by INDW vs RSAW
Highest score chased 329/7 (49.1 Ov) by IRE vs ENG
Lowest score defended 166/4 (22 Ov) by IND vs ENG

T20 Matches

Total matches 16
Matches won batting first 6
Matches won bowling first 9
Average 1st Inns scores 135
Average 2nd Inns scores 130
Highest total recorded 202/6 (20 Ov) by IND vs ENG
Lowest total recorded 99/10 (19.3 Ov) by RSAW vs NZW
Highest score chased 194/3 (19.4 Ov) by AUS vs IND
Lowest score defended 114/7 (20 Ov) by SLW vs RSAW

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Q. Is Chinnaswamy Stadium bowling or batting pitch?

A. Chinnaswamy Stadium has a flat pitch which helps the batsmen in hitting the boundaries easily. This pitch also helps fast bowlers because of the bounce.

Q. What is the seating capacity of Chinnaswamy Stadium?

A. The seating capacity of Chinnaswamy Stadium is around 40,000.

Q. What is the highest score in Chinnaswamy Stadium Chase?

A. The highest score that has been chased in M Chinnaswamy Stadium is ODI- 329/7 (49.1 Ov) by IRE vs ENG and in T20 – 194/3 (19.4 Ov) by AUS vs IND.

Q. Which is the biggest stadium in India?

A. Currently, Narendra Modi Stadium is the biggest cricket stadium in India.

Q. Who is the best bowler in Chinnaswamy Stadium?

A. Indian player Yuzvendra Chahal holds the record for the most wickets taken at this stadium with 52 wickets.

Q. What is the lowest score in Chinnaswamy Stadium T20?

A. The lowest score in T20 in Chinnaswamy Stadium is 99/10 (19.3 Ov) by RSAW vs NZW.

Q. What is the lowest total in Chinnaswamy Stadium?

A. The lowest total recorded is Test-103/10 (38.4 Ov) by AFG vs IND. In ODI – 114/10 (38.5 Ov) by INDW vs RSAW, and in T20 – 99/10 (19.3 Ov) by RSAW vs NZW.

Q. What is the highest score in T20 history?

A. Afghanistan recorded the highest score in T20 when they totalled 278/3 against Ireland in February 2019. 

Q. Who is the best batsman at Chinnaswamy Stadium in IPL?

A. Sachin Tendulkar scored the most runs in Tests at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. He scored 534 runs on this ground between 1993-2011.

Q. Is Chinnaswamy Stadium air-conditioned?

A. The arena has 4 air-conditioned stands; 2 stands are corporate stands.

Q. Where is the smallest stadium in India?

A. Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi is the smallest International cricket stadium in India. The straight boundary is 60 meters and the square boundary is 56 meters.