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VCA Stadium – ODI & Test Record, High Score, Pitch Report and Tickets 2023

Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium - ODI Record, High Score, Pitch Report and Tickets

The VCA Stadium, located in Nagpur, India, is one of the most modern and well-equipped cricket grounds in the country. With a seating capacity of 45,000, the stadium has hosted several international and domestic cricket matches, including matches during the Indian Premier League (IPL).

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The ground features state-of-the-art facilities, including a well-manicured playing field, modern dressing rooms, and world-class floodlights for day-night matches. The stadium also has several dining and hospitality options for fans, making it a great venue for watching cricket in comfort.

The first test match between India and Australia is going to be held in this stadium from the 9th of February 2023, let’s Look into the VCA Stadium’s stats, pitch Reports, Records and Ticket booking process.

VCA Stadium Pitch Report

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Vidarbha Cricket Stadium Ground | source: Google Maps

The VCA Stadium in Nagpur offers a balanced pitch for both batsmen and bowlers. Batsmen tend to score big totals in the first innings due to the freshness of the pitch.

However, as the match progresses, the surface slows down making it challenging for the batsmen to score. Historical records indicate that teams have struggled while chasing at Nagpur. Therefore, it would be advisable to choose to bat first after winning the toss at the stadium.

VCA Stadium Events

VCA Stadium has organised many events in the past like Domestic and International tests, T20, and ODI matches.

Here is the list of upcoming matches at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium:

IND vs AUS 1st TestThursday, 9th Feb 2023

VCA Stadium Boundry Length

The VCA Stadium has 80-yard straight boundaries and 85-yard square boundaries, which makes it one of the largest grounds in the world.

The Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur is also known for its well-manicured outfield and excellent drainage system which allows for uninterrupted play even during inclement weather conditions. The stadium has hosted many high-profile matches, including Ranji Trophy fixtures, and has received positive feedback from players and fans alike.

The ground is equipped with modern amenities and is considered to be one of the best cricket stadiums in India.

VCA Stadium Test Records

Highest Total at VCA Stadium: India has scored the highest score in this stadium, the score was 610/6 (Declared). The record was made against Sri Lanka in 2017. Of the 5 highest score, 3 belongs to India, Whereas South Africa scored 558/6 (Declared) and Australia 355/10 against India for one time each.

Here is a list of the Top 5 Top scores at VCA Stadium:

TeamScoreOversInnsOppositionMatch Date
India610/6d176.12Sri Lanka24 Nov 2017
India566/8d165.02New Zealand20 Nov 2010
South Africa558/6d176.01India6 Feb 2010
India441124.51Australia6 Nov 2008
Australia355134.42India6 Nov 2008

Lowest Total at VCA Stadium: South Africa holds the record for the lowest total in the Test at VCA Stadium.

TeamScoreOversInnsOppositionMatch Date
South Africa7933.12India25 Nov 2015
Sri Lanka16649.33India24 Nov 2017
India17346.33South Africa25 Nov 2015
New Zealand17551.23India20 Nov 2010
South Africa18589.54India25 Nov 2015

Most Runs at VCA Stadium in Test:

V Sehwag (IND)4635710959.501
V Kohli (IND)3435421388.502
MS Dhoni (IND)463399956.500
HM Amla (SA)23293253*146.501
SR Tendulkar (IND)4629110948.502

Highest Score at VCA Stadium:

HM Amla253*South Africa
V Kohli213India
R Dravid191India
JH Kallis173South Africa
IJL Trott143England

Most Wickets in Test at VCA Stadium:

Player         RunsWktsBBIBBM5WH10WH
R Ashwin (IND)393237/6612/9821
I Sharma (IND)433194/437/5800
Harbhajan Singh (IND)439134/647/15800
RA Jadeja (IND)268124/335/8400
JJ Krejza (AUS)358128/21512/35811
BBI/BBM = Best Bowling in Inning/Match | WH = Wicket Haul

Best Bowling Figure in Test at VCA Stadium:

R Ashwin46.098122.13v South Africa
JJ Krejza74.5358124.78v India
DW Steyn34.5108103.10v India
R Ashwin45.413082.84v Sri Lanka
I Sharma24.25872.38v New Zealand

VCA Stadium Ticket Booking

The Nagpur Cricket Stadium or VCA Stadium tickets are available online only. Ind vs Aus Nagpur test online tickets 2023 can be booked using the BookMyShow website or mobile application by following a few simple steps.

Additionally, tickets can also be purchased at the ticket counter at the stadium during match days. The prices of the tickets vary depending on the type of stand and the match being played. It is advised to book tickets in advance to avoid last-minute hassle and to ensure the availability of desired seats.

Ind vs Aus Nagpur test online tickets for 2023 range starts from INR 300 and can reach up to INR 3000, depending on the seating area of the stadium.

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Ind vs Aus Nagpur test online tickets 2023, VCA Stadium Test Tickets Booking 2023, Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium Ticket Booking
WingFloorTicket Price
EastGround300 INR
East1st300 INR
WestGround (Bays R & S)400 INR
West1st400 INR
North4th600 INR
North3rd800 INR
South4th800 INR
NorthGround1000 INR
South (K, L, M & N)Ground1500 INR
South3rd2000 INR
South (G & H)Ground3000 INR

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