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
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium is located in Kollam
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium is located in Kerala
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium is located in India
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium
Lal Bahadur Shastri Corporation Stadium
Location of stadium in Kollam city
Former names Corporation Stadium
Location Cantonment, 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 Cantonment area in Kollam city. 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.

The staidum also hosted Santosh Trophy Football Matches during 1965, 1973, 1988 and 2013[3]

Kerala First-Class Cricket 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
Santosh Trophy Football Matches played on Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium, Kollam(Quilon)
Year Date Tournament Teams Played
2013 22 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Tamilnadu Vs Goa
2013 22 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Maharashtra Vs Jharkhand
2013 23 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Manipur Vs Punjab
2013 23 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 West Bengal Vs Karnataka
2013 24 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Goa Vs Maharashtra
2013 24 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Jharkhand Vs Tamilnadu
2013 25 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Punjab Vs West Bengal
2013 25 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Karnataka Vs Manipur
2013 26 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Tamilnadu Vs Maharashtra
2013 26 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Goa Vs Jharkhand
2013 27 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Manipur Vs West Bengal
2013 27 February Santosh Trophy 2013/14 Punjab Vs Karnataka

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stadiums in India Espncricinfo.com
  2. ^ Stadiums in India KCA-Cricket Archive
  3. ^ "E-PAO.net". Retrieved 7 November 2017. 

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