To explore the records and statistics of Green Park Cricket Stadium, Kanpur, India

Green Park

Kanpur, India

UP Cricket Association
Green Park, Permat, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 208001
Phone No. +91-512 - 2240933/2218076

Also or formerly known as Modi Stadium
Established 1945
Capacity 45,000
FloodLight Yes
End Name Mill Pavilion End, Hostel End

Records and statistics
First Test India v England, 12-14, Jan 1952
Last Test India v Sri Lanka, 24-27, Nov 2009 Scoreboard
First ODI India v Sri Lanka, 24-Dec-1986
Last ODI India v South Africa, 11-Oct-2015 Scoreboard

Green Park Stadium is a 45,000 capacity flood light multi-purpose stadium situated in Kanpur, India, and the house of the Uttar Pradesh cricket group. The stadium is under the management of the Sports Division Uttar Pradesh. It is the only worldwide cricket stadium in Uttar Pradesh that has organised many international cricket matches of both Test and One Day format.

The Stadium is names as Green Park after Madam Green who used to practice Horse-Riding here in 1940. This is the only stadium in Indian where Students Gallery is available. Green Park has the biggest manually managed scoreboard in the world. Besides it also has video displays which are used during international matches.

India's first Test win over Australia in Dec 1959 was at the Green Park. The pitch at Green Park has typically helped the spinners and there have been some excellent activities by legends Jasubhai Patel and Subhash Gupte etc. The ends are known as the Mill Pavilion End and the Hostel End. These are known as after the Elgin Work and DAV College which are near to the stadium.