Green Park Stadium

Local nameGreen Park Stadium
LocationKanpur, India

Green Park Stadium is a 32,000 capacity floodlit cricket stadium located in Kanpur, India, and home to the Uttar Pradesh cricket team. The stadium is under the control of the Sports Department Uttar Pradesh. It is the only international cricket stadium in Uttar Pradesh that has regularly hosted international cricket matches in both Test and One Day format. The stadium hosted the 500th test played by the Indian team. It also organized four Vivo IPL matches, on 19 and 21 May 2016 and 10 and 13 May 2017. As of 19 August 2017 it has hosted 22 Tests, 14 ODIs and 1 T20I. It is situated near the river Ganges.

It was named after British lady Madam Green who used to come here for horse riding. The stadium is nicknamed as 'Billiards Table', and is also nicknamed as 'Woolmer's turf' in the memory of late cricket coach and player Bob Woolmer who was born in McRobert Hospital opposite to the stadium.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Park_Stadium

Address Kanpur, India

Coordinates 26°28'55.549" N 80°20'51.96" E

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