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Vidarbha Cricket Association

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The Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium (also known as New VCA stadium) is a new Test cricket ground in the city of Nagpur, Maharashtra, India.

Information

The stadium in the Jamtha locality, situated about 15 km from the main city, replaced the old Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground. The first international match hosted at this venue was the 4th Test between India and Australia (Nov, 2008), which India won by 172 runs. The Aussie spinner Jason Krejza had finished with 12 wickets and Harbhajan Singh with seven.[1][2]

Spread over 33 acres (130,000 m2), it has all the modern amenities, including wi-fi environment and a capacity of accommodating 45,000 people. The venue also boasts of world class training and practice facilities along with an all seater arrangement.[3] Four matches will be played here during the 2011 Cricket World Cup.[4]

For domestic Ranji Trophy and Duleep Trophy matches, the ground will play host to the Vidharba and Central Zone cricket team respectively.

Layout

The vca stadium has four stands. The East and West stands are open to air stands with two tiers. The North stand houses the commercial box and has three tiers. The South stand houses the players pavilion. It also has three tiers.

Test

ODI

T20I

Matches

Tests

November 6-10, 2008
scorecard
India 
441 (124.5 overs) & 295 (82.4 overs)
v  Australia
355 (134.4 overs) & 209 (50.2 overs)
India won by 172 runs
February 6-9, 2010
Scorecard
South Africa 
558/6d (176 overs)
v  India
233 (64.4 overs) & 319 (107.1 overs)
South Africa won by an innings and 6 runs
November 20-23, 2010
Scorecard
New Zealand 
193 (66.3 overs) & 175 (55.2 overs)
v  India
566/8d (165 overs)
India won by an innings and 198 runs

ODI

October 28, 2009
(scorecard)
India 
352/7 (50 overs)
v  Australia
255 (48.3 overs)
India won by 99 runs
December 19, 2009
(scorecard)
India 
301/7 (50 overs)
v  Sri Lanka
302/7 (49.1 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets

T20I

December 9, 2009
Scorecard
Sri Lanka 
215/5 (20 overs)
v  India
186/9 (20 overs)
Sri Lanka won by 29 runs


 IPL

April 5, 2010
Scorecard
Rajasthan Royals RR
159 (19.5 overs)
v DC Deccan Chargers
157 (19.5 overs)
Rajasthan Royals won by 2 runs
April 10, 2010
Scorecard
Deccan Chargers DC
138/8 (20 overs)
v CSK Chennai Super Kings
139/4 (19.1 overs)
Deccan Chargers won by 6 wickets
April 12, 2010
Scorecard
Deccan Chargers DC
151/6 (20 overs)
v RR Rajasthan Royals
138 (19.4 overs)
Deccan Chargers won by 13 runs

India at the VCA Stadium

  • Test Matches - India has won 2 of the 3 test matches played at this venue.
  • ODI - India has won 1 of the 2 ODIs played at this venue.
  • T20I - India lost the only T20I played here against Sri Lanka.

 2011 Cricket World Cup Fixtures

Warm up Matches

12 February 2011
Ireland 
v  New Zealand

15 February 2011
Ireland 
v  Zimbabwe

Group Stage Matches

February 22, 2011
England 
v  Netherlands
TBD
February 25, 2011
New Zealand 
v  Australia
TBD
February 28, 2011
Zimbabwe 
v  Canada
TBD
March 12, 2011
India 
v  South Africa
TBD

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