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M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru | IPL 2019 Venues

IPL 2019:  Know more about M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, History, ODI, T20I, Test Cricket, IPL Match Records, Upcoming Event and Pitch Report at IndiaTV Sports.

India TV Sports Desk Reported by: India TV Sports Desk
New Delhi Updated on: March 25, 2019 19:13 IST
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A general view of the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Situated in the heart of Karnataka's capital Bengaluru, M.Chinnaswamy Stadium is one of the major cricketing venues in India. Opened in 1969, the stadium was earlier known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) Stadium and was later named as a tribute to M Chinnnaswamy - the former president of BCCI. The stadium has a seating capacity of 40,000 and is home to the Karnataka state cricket team and Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. In a great initiative, the stadium became the first in India to use solar panels to generate a major chunk of electricty to run the ground. Since hosting its debut Test match in 1974 - between India and West Indies - the stadium has witnessed some of the biggest matches in India. The pitch in Bengaluru offers more pace and bounce as compared to other cricketing venues in the country. The short boundaries also makes it a heaven for batsmen.

M Chinnaswamy Stadium Facts

Opened: 1969

Capacity: 40,000
Floodlights: Yes
End names: Pavilion End, BEML End
Curator: Narayan Raju

IPL 2019 MATCHES TO BE PLAYED AT M CHINNASWAMY STADIUM, BENGALURU

Match 7: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Mumbai Indians
Date: March 28, Thursday
Time: 8 PM

Match 17: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kolkata Knight Riders
Date: April 5, Friday
Time: 8 PM

Match 20: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Delhi Capitals
Date: April 7, Sunday
Time: 4 PM

Match 39: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Chennai Super Kings
Date: April 21, Sunday
Time: 8 PM

Match 42: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Kings XI Punjab
Date: April 24, Wednesday
Time: 8 PM

Match 49: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Rajasthan Royals
Date: April 30, Tuesday
Time: 8 PM

Match 54: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs Sunrisers Hyderabad
Date: May 4, Saturday
Time: 8 PM

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