Multan Cricket Stadium | Capacity, Pitch Report, Enclosures, Weather & More of Multan Cricket Stadium

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Multan Cricket Stadium

 

In this article, we will discuss Multan Cricket Stadium.

 

  Multan Cricket Stadium  

The Multan Cricket Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan, operated by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The stadium is situated off Vehari Road, in the outlying district of Multan. It carries a capacity of 35,000. It organized its foremost test match in August 2001, when Pakistan played against Bangladesh in the 2001–02 Asian Test Championship.

 


 

  History  

The ground was initiated in 2001 as a substitute for the Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh Stadium located in the heart of Multan. The foremost Test match at the stadium appeared in August 2001 between Pakistan and Bangladesh, while the first One Day International was played on 9 September 2003 between the Pakistan and Bangladesh teams.

Floodlights were subsequently established to complete day/night cricket matches probably. The first day/night game held at this stadium was between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on 16 February 2006.

 


 

 

  Return of international cricket  

In April 2018, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) revealed that the platform and many others in the country would get a makeover to organize them for future international matches and schedule in the Pakistan Super League.

This stadium organized its foremost Pakistan Super League match on 26 February 2020 between Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi. This stadium organized three games during the PSL 2020 (Pakistan Super League).

It is the home ground of Mohammad Rizwan-led Multan Sultans. On 30 May 2022, the PCB revealed that Multan Cricket Stadium would organize a three-match ODI series against the West Indies in June. Multan organized its first international match in 14 years, with the first ODI against the West Indies on the date of 8 June 2022.

In August 2022, the PCB revealed that Multan would operate as one of the platforms for the home Test series against England in December 2022.

In the 2023 edition of the Pakistan Super League Multan organized 5 matches containing the beginning match between Lahore and Multan.

 


 

 

  Multan Cricket Stadium Enclosures  

a. Javed Miandad Enclosure

b. Zaheer Abbas Enclosure

c. Waqar Younas Enclosure

d. Inzamamul Haq Enclosure

e. Fazal Mahmood Enclosure

f. Imran Khan Enclosure

 


 

  Multan Cricket Stadium Weather  

Here is the live current weather of Multan Cricket Stadium:

MULTAN WEATHER


 

 

  Multan Cricket Stadium Pitch Report  

The Multan Cricket Stadium is a batting-friendly wicket. The average first-innings score in T20Is at this arena is 170. The pitch is best for stroke-playing and batsmen can make runs willingly if they obtain their timing right.

The bowlers are required to be stoic and proper on this wicket. They require to bowl in the right region and create pressure on the batsmen. The spinners can also be useful in the middle overs.

Rank Team Score Opponent Date
1 Multan Sultans 210/3 Peshawar Zalmi June 8, 2023
2 Multan Sultans 199/5 Quetta Gladiators June 24, 2020
3 Multan Sultans 186/6 Karachi Kings June 17, 2020
4 Quetta Gladiators 184/4 Peshawar Zalmi February 25, 2023
5 Peshawar Zalmi 173/5 Lahore Qalandars February 23, 2023

 


 

  Multan Cricket Stadium Capacity  

The Multan Cricket Stadium owns an accommodation of 35,000 viewers. It is a multi-use stadium in Multan, Punjab, Pakistan, operated by the Pakistan Cricket Board. The stadium is located off Vehari Road, in the suburbs of Multan. It organized its foremost test match in August 2001, when Pakistan played against Bangladesh in the 2001–02 Asian Test Championship.

The stadium has organized various major international cricket games, involving the 2004 ICC Champions Trophy, the 2010 ICC World Twenty20, and the 2023 Pakistan Super League. It is even the home ground of the Multan Sultans, one of the six teams in the Pakistan Super League.

Capacity 35,000
Owner
Pakistan Cricket Board
Location
Multan, Punjab, Pakistan
Opened August 2001
Hosted
2004 ICC Champions Trophy, 2010 ICC World Twenty20, 2023 Pakistan Super League
Home team Multan Sultans

 

 


 

  Asia Cup Tickets Price of Multan Stadium  

The ticket of Asia Cup 2023 of Multan Stadium can be purchased using below link:

Category
Price Range (PKR)
Premium 25,000 – 15,000
First Class 10,000 – 7,500
General 5,000 – 2,500

 

Source: https://pcb.bookme.pk/

 

Enclosure Category PAK vs NEP
Fazal Mahmood(G1) VIP 5000
Imran Khan(G8) VIP 5000
Javed Miandad(G4) Premium 2500
Zaheer Abbas(G5) Premium 2500
Wasim Akram(G2) First Class 1000
Elahi Brothers(G3) First Class 1000
Mushtaq Ahmed(G6) General 700
Hanif Muhammad(G7) General 700

 

Date Match Venue Ticket
30-Aug Pakistan v Nepal Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan BUY
31-Aug Bangladesh v Sri Lanka Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy BUY
02-Sep Pakistan v India Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy BUY
03-Sep Bangladesh v Afghanistan Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore BUY
04-Sep India v Nepal Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy BUY
05-Sep Afghanistan v Sri Lanka Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore BUY
06-Sep A1 v B2 Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore BUY
09-Sep B1 v B2 R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo BUY
10-Sep A1 v A2 R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo BUY
12-Sep A2 v B1 R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo BUY
14-Sep A1 v B1 R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo BUY
15-Sep A2 v B2 R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo BUY
17-Sep FINAL R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo BUY

 

 


 

  Upcoming 5 Matches in Multan Stadium  

Match Date Teams Venue
1st ODI August 30, 2023 Pakistan vs Nepal
Multan Cricket Stadium
2nd ODI September 2, 2023 Pakistan vs Bangladesh
Multan Cricket Stadium
3rd ODI September 5, 2023 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
Multan Cricket Stadium
4th ODI September 8, 2023 Pakistan vs India
Multan Cricket Stadium
5th ODI September 11, 2023 Pakistan vs Afghanistan
Multan Cricket Stadium

 


 

 

  Last 5 Matches in Multan Cricket Stadium      

Match Date Teams Winner Result
Multan Sultans v Karachi Kings February 22, 2023 Multan Sultans Multan Sultans won by 5 wickets
170/5 (20) – 164/9 (20)
Multan Sultans v Islamabad United February 19, 2023 Multan Sultans Multan Sultans won by 6 wickets
186/4 (19.3) – 177/8 (20)
Multan Sultans v Peshawar Zalmi February 17, 2023 Multan Sultans Multan Sultans won by 8 wickets
210/3 (20) – 134/10 (19.4)
Quetta Gladiators v Multan Sultans February 15, 2023 Quetta Gladiators Multan Sultans won by 7 wickets
184/4 (20) – 173/5 (19.4)
Lahore Qalandars v Multan Sultans February 13, 2023 Multan Sultans Multan Sultans won by 6 wickets
173/5 (20) – 164/9 (20)

 

 


 

  Record Made in Multan Stadium  

Here are the records made on Multan Stadium as follows:

Category ODI T20I
Highest score 323/3 by Pakistan against Bangladesh on September 9, 2003
210/3 by Multan Sultans against Peshawar Zalmi on June 8, 2023
Best bowling figures 6/25 by Chaminda Vaas of Sri Lanka against Pakistan on March 10, 2004
5/19 by Shaheen Shah Afridi of Pakistan against India on February 20, 2023
Most runs scored 1,313 runs by Mohammad Yousuf of Pakistan
517 runs by Babar Azam of Pakistan
Most wickets taken 31 wickets by Saqlain Mushtaq of Pakistan
22 wickets by Danish Kaneria of Pakistan

 

 


 

 

  Multan Cricket Stadium Photos  

 

 

 

 

 


 

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