Wankhede Stadium

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  • Address: D Rd, Churchgate, Mumbai, MH 400020, India
  • Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 022-22795500
  • Ticket Price: 163 INR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Sport, Landmark, Stadium, Play Ground, Family And Kids, Sports Camp

About Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

India is known for its cricket craziness and the Wankhede stadium is a very important landmark in this regard. The best time to visit the place is during an actual cricket match. The amazing efferent atmosphere is the real attraction of the place.

Associated with a very deep rooted tradition and in general with cricket history, the place is quite a unique place of interest. The stadium is huge, recently renovated and a very important landmark for the cricket culture in India. Be sure to visit it if you love created or are quite fascinated by it.

The stadium also came in to picture after all the IPL matches start being held here, the ones that were hosted by Mumbai are hostel here during the Indian Premier League Season. The most recent controversy about Wankhede Stadium was regarding the fight that Shah Rukh Khan has with the security guards. It became a huge issue of discussion and was in news for the longest time. 

How To reach Wankhede Stadium by Public Transport

  • D Rd, Churchgate

Restaurants Near Wankhede Stadium

  • Marine
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Things to Know Before Visiting Wankhede Stadium

  • 10.63% of people who visit Mumbai include Wankhede Stadium in their plan

  • 38.03% of people start their Wankhede Stadium visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Wankhede Stadium

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

90.78% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Wankhede Stadium

People normally club together Marine Drive and Crawford Market while planning their visit to Wankhede Stadium.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai Reviews

  • This is a very good stadium in Mumbai. Everyone here is the motive of an Indian player to play in this stadium. There is nothing more than a pleasure to watch cricket live here. I feel like sitting in this stadium and watching the match ......

  • One of the best stadium in india rather in the world crowd holding capacity is incredible can do a little with food service anything rest is excellent good job i we t to watch ind vs ban

  • It's a absolute pleasure to see this stadium Even more when I watch some live Indian cricket team matches from this stadium Who can forget the day of 2nd April 2011 when after 28 years India finally won the ICC cricket world cup That was possibly the greatest sporting moment in India's great history Everybody was celebrating even few people were going crazy Some were jumping Some were dancing Some were making noise A unforgettable experience A over joyful day That day india was the winner Indian cricketers was winner Every Indian cricket fan was winner ‚ėļūüėćūüĎźūüĎź

  • Good place for playing cricket Mumbai¬†has seen Test matches played at three different grounds. The¬†Bombay Gymkhana¬†ground hosted the first ever Test in India, in 1933‚Äď34 against¬†England. After¬†World War II, the Cricket Club of India Ltd's¬†Brabourne Stadium¬†‚Äď second ground of the city ‚Äď was used for 17 Tests. The Wankhede Stadium was built after disputes between the¬†Cricket Club of India, which owns the¬†Brabourne Stadium, and the¬†Mumbai Cricket Association¬†over the allocation of tickets for cricket matches.[4]¬†This became severe after the Test between¬†India¬†and¬†England¬†in 1973. At the initiative of¬†S. K. Wankhede, a politician and the secretary of the Mumbai Cricket Association, MCA built the new stadium in¬†South Mumbai¬†near the¬†Churchgate¬†station. It was built in approx. six months and opened in time for the final Test between India and the¬†West Indies¬†in 1975.[2]¬†Since then the Wankhede stadium has taken over from¬†Brabourne Stadium¬†as the main cricketing venue in the¬†city. It was named after the Association‚Äôs President Barrister¬†Sheshrao Wankhede¬†in 1974. It staged its first¬†Test¬†in the 1974‚Äď75 season when the¬†West Indies¬†toured India.¬†Clive Lloydscored an unbeaten 242 and in Pataudi's last hurrah, India lost by 201 runs. The Test also featured a crowd disturbance after a fan who rushed onto the ground to greet Lloyd was treated roughly by the police. India's first victory here was posted against the¬†New Zealand¬†two seasons later. The stadium has been a witness to great innings like¬†Sunil Gavaskar's 205 against the West Indies and¬†Alvin Kallicharan's 187 in the same game in the 1978‚Äď79 series and all round heroics like¬†Ian Botham's century and thirteen wickets in the Jubilee Test in 1979‚Äď80, which England won by ten wickets. The highest score by an Indian at the Wankhede Stadium is¬†Vinod Kambli's 224 against England in 1992‚Äď93 in only his third Test. Incidentally¬†Ravi Shastri's six sixes in an over off Baroda's Tilak Raj in¬†Ranji Trophy, en route to the fastest double-hundred in first-class cricket were recorded on this ground in 1984‚Äď85. His unbeaten 200 in 113 minutes off 123 balls with 13 fours and 13 sixes at this ground, is the fastest double century in first-class cricket ever since.

  • Food stalls ate too expensive. Washrooms and pathetic condition. Need to maintain cleanliness and hygiene as well. Chairs are not comfortable table to sit for hours.

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