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Holkar Stadium Indore: Test, ODI & T20 Record, High Score, Pitch Report

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Holkar Stadium is a cricket ground in India located in the city of Indore. It was established in 1990 and has since been the home to several national and international matches. The stadium is named after Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar, who ruled over the Malwa region in 1767-1795, and whose patronage helped to transform Indore into a major industrial centre.

The stadium has hosted numerous One Day International (ODI) and Test matches played by both Indian and international teams. It also hosts domestic tournaments such as Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy, Vijay Hazare Trophy, Deodhar Trophy and Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.

Holkar Stadium Pitch Report

Holkar Stadium ODI Average Score: The Stadium can be considered as a paradise for batsmen, with the first innings Average score of 307 in the Five ODIs that were played here. In December 2011 Virender Sehwag has smashed 219 in 149 balls here against West Indies, which is still the highest individual score on the ground.

Holkar stadium Pitch Report

Overall, across the 5 ODIs at the Holkar Stadium from 2006-2017, the average score at this venue is 285.5 for both innings. However, it is the pitch is a batsmen paradise, with the smaller boundary dimensions coupled with a quick outfield further facilitating run-making.

Holkar Stadium Weather Condition

Holkar Cricket Stadium is located in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. Indore has a humid subtropical climate, with hot and dry summers, and cool and dry winters. The temperature in Indore ranges from lows of 10 degrees Celsius in winter up to about 44 degrees Celsius in summer.

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India’s ODI record at Holkar Stadium

India have played 5 ODI matches at this venue, and on all occasions, India have won the matches by a good margin. India have played 5 ODIs of which 2 were against England, and one each against West Indies, South Africa, and Australia.

Total matches: 5
Matches won batting first: 3
Matches won bowling first: 2
Average 1st Inns scores: 307
Average 2nd Inns scores: 262

Team 1Team 2WinnerMarginMatch Date
IndiaEnglandIndia7 wicketsApr 15, 2006
IndiaEnglandIndia54 runsNov 17, 2008
IndiaWest IndiesIndia153 runsDec 8, 2011
IndiaSouth AfricaIndia22 runsOct 14, 2015
IndiaAustraliaIndia5 wicketsSep 24, 2017
source: ESPN-CricInfo

Holkar Stadium ODI Records

Highest Total: India: 418/5 vs West Indies

Lowest Total: South Africa: 225/10 vs India

Most runs: Virender Sehwag: 220 runs

Highest score: Virender Sehwag: 219 runs vs West Indies

Most 6s: Virender Sehwag: 7

Most wickets: S Sreesanth: 6

Best bowling: S Sreesanth: 6/55 vs England (2006)

Highest partnership: Gautam Gambhir / Virender Sehwag: 176

Holkar Stadium Test Records

Highest Total at Holkar Stadium – Indore

India557/5dv New Zealand
India493/6dv Bangladesh
New Zealand299v India
India216/3dv New Zealand
Bangladesh213v India

Lowest Total at Holkar Stadium – Indore

Bangladesh150v India
New Zealand153v India
Bangladesh213v India
New Zealand299v India

Most Runs At Holkar Stadium – Indore

AM Rahane (IND)329718851.8311
MA Agarwal (IND)124324373.6310
V Kohli (IND)322821157.5710
CA Pujara (IND)3196101*59.7511
Mushfiqur Rahim (BAN)21076441.9601
*HS = High Score

Best Bowling Figures at Holkar Stadium – Indore

R Ashwin (IND)4187/5913/14012.503.1421
Mohammed Shami (IND)474/317/5818.852.6900
UT Yadav (IND)452/474/9833.203.2200
Abu Jayed (BAN)144/1084/10827.004.3200
JS Patel (NZ)242/564/17644.003.2500
BBI – Best Bowling In an Inning | BBM – Best Bowling in a Match

Highest Partnership in this Stadium

V Kohli, AM Rahane3654thIndiav New Zealand
MA Agarwal, AM Rahane1904thIndiav Bangladesh
MA Agarwal, RA Jadeja1235thIndiav Bangladesh
MJ Guptill, TWM Latham1181stNew Zealandv India
MA Agarwal, CA Pujara912ndIndiav Bangladesh

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