Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is an international cricket stadium operated by Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA). Established in 1974, it has hosted many memorable matches in the history of cricket including the 2011 ICC World Cup final where India lifted the world cup after 28 years. It serves as the headquarter of BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India), MCA, and IPL (Indian Premier League).

Quick Info

Learn about the capacity, home team, and other important information about the Wankhede Stadium. 

Known as

Wankhede Stadium

Established in


Association Name 

Mumbai Cricket Association



Home Team

Indian National Team, Mumbai Indians, Mumbai State Cricket Team


Garware Pavilion End and Tata End

Time Zone

UTC/GMT +5:30 hours



Places to Stay

Hotels near Wankhede Stadium

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Venue History

Wankhede Stadium was established in 1974 after a conflict over the ticket allocations between CCI (Cricket Club of India) and MCA (Mumbai Cricket Association).

  • It was named after the secretary of MCA and politician S.K. Wankhede.
  • The first match was played in 1974 with West Indies.
  • 3 stands in the stadium have been named after Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, and Vijay Merchant.
  • Wankhede Stadium serves as the headquarter for BCCI, IPL, and MCA.

Unique Features of Wankhede Stadium

Some of the unique features of Wankhede Stadium are

  • Stands with Teflon Fiber Roof for heat resistance and is lighter in weight
  • The North and South stand has 20 elevators
  • The boundary dimensions are 66m X 70m
  • The stadium is spread across 20 acres

Wankhede Stadium in History of Cricket

  • This ground witnessed 2 double centuries by Indian players – Sunil Gavaskar’s 205 runs in 1978 and Virat Kohli with 235 runs in 2016.
  • Ravi Shastri hit 6 sixes in an over in a Ranji Trophy match in 1984.
  • The last match of Sachin Tendulkar’s international career was hosted here in 2013.

ICC World Cup 2023 Matches in Wankhede Stadium

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




England vs South Africa

October 21


South Africa vs Bangladesh

October 24


India vs Sri Lanka

November 2


Australia vs Afghanistan

November 7


Semi-final 1

November 15


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Cricket Statistics of Wankhede Stadium

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

Test Matches

Total matches


Matches won batting first


Matches won bowling first


Average 1st Inns scores


Average 2nd Inns scores


Average 3rd Inns scores


Average 4th Inns scores


Highest total recorded

631/10 (182.3 Ov) by IND vs ENG

Lowest total recorded

62/10 (28.1 Ov) by NZ vs IND

ODI Matches

Total matches


Matches won batting first


Matches won bowling first


Average 1st Inns scores


Average 2nd Inns scores


Highest total recorded

438/4 (50 Ov) by RSA vs IND

Lowest total recorded

79/10 (27.1 Ov) by INDW vs AUSW

Highest score chased

284/4 (49 Ov) by NZ vs IND

Lowest score defended

192/9 (50 Ov) by WI vs IND

T20 Matches

Total matches


Matches won batting first


Matches won bowling first


Average 1st Inns scores


Average 2nd Inns scores


Highest total recorded

240/3 (20 Ov) by IND vs WI

Lowest total recorded

160/10 (20 Ov) by SL vs IND

Highest score chased

230/8 (19.4 Ov) by ENG vs RSA

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Q. Is Wankhede Stadium a bowling or batting pitch?

A. Wankhede Stadium is popular worldwide for being a batting-friendly pitch. 

Q. What is the seating capacity of Wankhede Stadium?

A. The seating capacity of Wankhede Stadium is 32,000.

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

A. The highest score that has been chased in Wankhede Stadium is ODI- 284/4 (49 Ov) by NZ vs IND, and in T20- 230/8 (19.4 Ov) by ENG vs RSA.

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 Wankhede Stadium?

A. Sri Lankan player Lasith Malinga holds the record for the most wickets taken at this stadium with 68 wickets.

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

A. The lowest score in T20 in Wankhede Stadium is 160/10 (20 Ov) by SL vs IND.

Q. What is the lowest total in Wankhede Stadium?

A. The lowest total recorded is Test- 62/10 (28.1 Ov) by NZ vs IND. In ODI – 79/10 (27.1 Ov) by INDW vs AUSW, and in T20 – 160/10 (20 Ov) by SL vs IND.

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 Wankhede Stadium in IPL?

A. Rohit Sharma scored the most runs at the Wankhede Stadium with 1,874 runs.

Q. Is Wankhede Stadium air-conditioned?

A. Wankhede Stadium has premium air-conditioned corporate boxes with a lot of amenities. 

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.