Multan Cricket Stadium is one of the biggest and well equipped stadium in Pakistan which is completely owned and managed by Pakistan cricket board PCB. It was built and inaugurated in 2001 and was replacement to the existing Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh stadium.
It has hosted many International and Domestic cricket matches including the Pakistan Super League PSL.
First test match was played here between Pakistan and Bangladesh in August 2001.
First ODI match was played here between Pakistan and Bangladesh in September 2006.
It is yet to host any T20i match.
Multan Cricket Stadium Seating Capacity
As of now, the seating capacity of Multan cricket stadium is 30,000. Plastic chairs are installed in the enclosures. The stadium saw many routine renovation works after that and was recently again overhauled before the arrival of PSL.
There are 9 enclosures in Multan cricket stadium which are marked with different colors and have unique identification, most of them are named after the great cricketers of Pakistan.
Zaheer Abbass Enclosure
Javed Miandad Enclosure
Elahi Brothers Enclosure
Wasim Akram Enclosure
Fazal Mehmood Enclosure
Imran Khan Enclosure
Hanif Muhammed Enclosure
Mushtaq Ahmed Enclosure
Multan Cricket Stadium Boundary Length
The basic shape of the stadium is circular . The boundary length of Multan Cricket Stadium is about 60-80 meters from center pitch. However it can be decreased or increased depending upon the type of cricket played here.
Multan Cricket Stadium is located at Stadium Road & Vehari Road, Gulshane Yousaf, Multan. The exact location of the ground is pinned below in Google maps.
The pitch report of the Multan Cricket Stadium varies from match to match, as for some matches the pitch is kept flat with no grass to benefit the batters while at some other day it might be little grassy to support bowlers.
Multan Cricket Stadium Average Score
The average Test, ODI and T20i score at multan cricket stadium is:
Test Average 1st Inns score: 344 Average 2nd Inns score: 427 Average 3rd Inns score: 264 Average 4th Inns score: 218
ODI Average 1st Inns score: 254 Average 2nd Inns score: 206