This is one of the most famous stadiums in the country and has hosted some very legendary cricket matches. Seshrao Krushnarao Wankhede Stadium, popularly known as Wankhede Stadium is a cricket stadium in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. The stadium started functioning in the year 1974. It is owned by Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA). The stadium was taken over from Brabourne Stadium, owned by Cricket Club of India. It was designed by Shashi Prabhu and Associates.
The stadium has a capacity to accommodate about 45,000 individuals. It hosts several national and international matches in India. The first test match that took place at the stadium was India vs West Indies from 23 to 28 January in the year 1975. The stadium was recently renovated in the year 2011 to host Cricket World Cup Final. Billimoria and Co. have played the major role in building the stadium to its excellence. The stadium is leased by Mumbai cricket team and Mumbai Indians, one of the cricket team representing Mumbai in the Indian Premier League. Find Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai) address in the above listing. To locate the stadium, call Justdial Mumbai.
About Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
The stadium is situated between Marine Lines and Churchgate stations in Mumbai. It has 7 different stands, namely Sunil Gavaskar Stand, North Stand, Vijay Merchant Stand, Sachin Tendulkar Stand, MCA Pavilion, Divecha Pavilion and Garware Pavilion. The stadium is the prime cricketing venue in the city. It is known all over the world for hosting remarkable matches in the history of Cricket. It has been a huge platform for many Indian Cricket team players.
Mumbai Wankhede Stadium mostly hosted Test Matches in the earlier years. Later on, One Day Cricket and Twenty 20 Cricket were played here. The stadium has hosted many popular matches over the years. The stadium was renovated a number of times to add better facilities to suit the needs and expectations of the generations. The stadium has Bucket seats and it also has food courts. The stadium has suspended cantilever roofs. The roof is heat resistant. The roof does not have beam support. This offers spectators a better view. Exhaust fans are fixed at the roof. The stadium has 20 elevators for North and South stands. It consist of wide and well maintained pitches. The ground has modern floodlights. It has the best technical systems, most of which are imported from renowned international companies. The stadium is maintained at a high end cost so at to offer best in class cricket watching experience. Locate Wankhede Stadium contact number in the contact details. For any other information, contact JD.