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Moin-ul-Haque Stadium



The Moin-ul-Haque Stadium is one of the major cricket stadiums in India. It is located in the city of Patna in the state of Bihar. The Moin-ul-Haque Stadium is the second largest cricket stadium in terms of size after 'The Eden Gardens' stadium in Kolkata. In addition to club leagues and Ranji Trophy matches, the stadium also hosts international matches.

The Moin-ul-Haque Stadium, Patna was built between the period of 1969 and 1970. It can accommodate around 25,000 spectators. The pitch of the stadium is of the 'turf' type which assists batsmen. The stadium has 2 ends namely the Ganga End and the By Pass Road End. There is a well appointed dressing room and players' pavilion. There is also a lovely Club House in the stadium.

Being located at an easy reach from the main city center, the Moin-ul-Haque Stadium in Patna can be accessed easily. There are numerous transport options like buses, cars and taxis for taking people to the stadium. Accommodation is also available easily as there are plenty of hotels in Patna near the city center.

The Moin-ul-Haque Stadium hosts numerous club leagues and Ranji trophy matches. Some One Day Internationals (ODIs) have also been played here. The first ODI was played in the month of November in the year 1993 between Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka during the Hero Cup series. The stadium also hosted another match between Kenya and Zimbabwe in the month of February during the 1996 Wills World Cup tournament.



Last Updated on 24 August 2012

     


     

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