Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
Pindi (Rawalpindi) Cricket Stadium is the only international standard cricket Stadium in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
This stadium has lately been extended to cater to the ever growing number of viewers for the game. With the rise in capacity, it can now hold around 25,000 audience.
The stadium held its first Test match in 1993.
Before the creation of Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium, Rawalpindi Club Cricket Ground had been used as a place for international competitions, including one Test match in contradiction of New Zealand that was held in March 1965. Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium was a major spot in the 1995–96 Cricket World Cup. With an eye on the World Cup of 1996, revealed another new Test place for the second Test against Zimbabwe in Rawalpindi. Karachi played Pakistan’s first Test match and Rawalpindi Cricket stadium became the country’s 14th Test ground. The flood lights were added in late 2001 when the Australians were set to tour the country. The stadium is just 20 minutes from the capital Islamabad and is the only proper international stadium in the area.