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Multan Cricket Stadium

Located in the Punjab province of Pakistan, suburbs of Multan, Multan Cricket Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium, commonly used for cricket.

 

The stadium is one of the best stadiums in Pakistan and could seat up to 35,000 people. The stadium owned and operated by Pakistan Cricket Board.

 

First Test: England v Pakistan - Day Two


History

 

The stadium was inaugurated in the year 2001, before which the Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh Stadium was the major stadium in the region of Multan.

 

The first ODI and Test match played on this stadium was between the hosts Pakistan and Bangladesh.

 

Major Matches

 

The stadium hosted one of the most memorable matches in cricket for India. In a match between India and Pakistan in the year 2004, Virender Sehwag became the first Indian to score a test triple hundred. He scored 309 runs in the field of Multan Cricket Stadium.

 

Controversy

 

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar scored a century during the second day's play in the first test match between India and Pakistan in Multan in the year 2004. Sachin was nearing his double hundred, and was on 194 runs, when Indian skipper Rahul Dravid declared the innings.

 

The match triggered stories of serious differences between Dravid and Tendulkar, but the two laughed it off as an honest difference in the dressing room.

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