Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium is one of the oldest cricket ground in Pakistan which was built and inaugurated back in January 1992. It is completely built and owned by Pakistan Cricket Board PCB. It has almost all of the modern facilities required to host any kind of cricket.
Many International and domestic along with the Pakistan Super League PSL matches along have already been played here.
First test match was played here between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in December 1993.
First ODI match was played here between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in January 1992.
First T20I match was played here between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in November 2020.
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium Seating Capacity
The Rawalpindi cricket stadium can accommodate about 18,000 spectators with 15,000 chairs installed in different enclosures around the stadium. There are also some concrete benches still exist to host extra people during the match.
Enclosures and Stands
There are total 8 enclosures in the stadium which are situated in circular pattern around the stadium.
Imran Khan Enclosure
Shoaib Akhter Enclosure
Sohail Tanveer Enclosure
Javed Akhter Enclosure
Azhar Mehmood Enclosure
Miran Buksh Enclosure
Yasir Arafat Enclsoure
Javed Miandad Enclosure
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium Boundary Length
The basic shape of the stadium is circular. The boundary length of rawalpindi cricket stadium is about 75-80 meters from center pitch. However it can be decreased or increased depending upon the type of cricket played here.
Rawalpindi cricket stadium is located at Stadium Rd, Shamsabad in Rawalpindi city. It can be accessed easily through any road leading to it on any vehicle type.
The pitch report of the Gaddafi stadium Lahore 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.
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium Average Score
The average Test, ODI and T20i score at rawalpindi cricket stadium is:
Test Average 1st Inns score: 311 Average 2nd Inns score: 386 Average 3rd Inns score: 252 Average 4th Inns score: 173
ODI Average 1st Inns score: 210
T20i Average 1st Inns score: 139 Average 2nd Inns score: 141