Green Park Stadium

civil lines, Kanpur, 208001
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Green Park Stadium is a 33,000 capacity floodlit multi-purpose stadium located in Kanpur, India, and the home of the Uttar Pradesh cricket team. The stadium is under the control of the Sports Department Uttar Pradesh. It is the only international cricket stadium in Uttar Pradesh that has regularly hosted international cricket matches in both Test and One Day format. The stadium hosted the 500th test played by the Indian team. It also organized 2 Vivo IPL matches in 2016 on 19th and 21st may respectively. It has the biggest physically worked scoreboard in the world. The stadium is situated near the river Ganges and is second largest cricket stadium in India. The stadium was named after British lady Madam Green who used to come here for horse riding.The stadium is nicknamed as 'Billiards Table'. The stadium is also nicknamed as 'Woolmer's टरफ' in the memory of late cricket coach and player Bob Woolmer who was born in McRobert Hospital opposite to the stadium.It will also organise 2 Vivo IPL Matches In 2017 i.e. on 10th nd 13 May against Delhi Daredevils nd Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively. As of 19 Aug, 2017 it has hosted 22 Tests, 14 ODIs and 1 T20I.HistoryThe Green Park Stadium is named after Madam Green who used to practice Horse-Riding here in 1940's. It is located in Civil Lines area in the north east part of Kanpur city near the banks of the river Ganges, which flows just behind the stadium. This is the only stadium in India where Students Gallery is available. Green Park has the largest manually operated scoreboard in the world. Besides it also has video screens which are used during international matches.

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