Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium (Kollam)

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Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium
Corporation Stadium
Western entrance of Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Kollam.jpg
Former names Corporation Stadium
Location QAC, Kollam, India
Coordinates 8°52′59″N 76°35′56″E / 8.8831°N 76.5990°E / 8.8831; 76.5990Coordinates: 8°52′59″N 76°35′56″E / 8.8831°N 76.5990°E / 8.8831; 76.5990
Owner Corporation of Kollam
Operator Corporation of Kollam
Capacity 30,000
Field size 44mX20.8m
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 1988
Renovated 2011

The Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium is a stadium in Kollam. It hosts football matches and it has recently been renovated, the Sports Authority of India is having a training centre in this stadium.

New flyover Junction near Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Kollam

History[edit]

The Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium was established in 1988, the stadium is located at the city centre of Kollam. This is a multipurpose stadium, capable for playing Cricket, Football, Rugby 7s and Athletics. The matting type of pitch is used in this stadium which is very much capable for playing cricket.[1]

Renovations[edit]

  • Construction of a new pavilion of size 44mX20.8m
  • Change room and toilet for players
  • Media work station
  • VIP rest room
  • Repair of Gallery
  • Turfing of play area using Mexican grass
  • Providing chain link fencing around the play area

Hosted sports and events[edit]

The stadium has hosted Ranji Trophy Matches of Kerala in 1979 and 1988.[2] College End and Road End are the end names used during the cricket matches.

Kerala First-Class Matches played on Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Kollam(Quilon)
Year Date Tournament Teams Played
1979 3 November Ranji Trophy 1979/80 Kerala vs Andhra
1988 10 December Ranji Trophy 1988/89 Kerala vs Goa
1988 17 December Ranji Trophy 1988/89 Kerala vs Karnataka

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stadiums in India Espncricinfo.com
  2. ^ Stadiums in India KCA-Cricket Archive

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