England Vs West Indies at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai, ICC World Cup 2011 Schedule

England Vs West Indies at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai, ICC World Cup 2011 Schedule


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 36th ICC World Cup 2011 group match, were Team England will take on Team West Indies at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai. No doubt, that there will be a though competition between the teams to claim a win. As per the statistics from the previous encounters, it is clear that performance of the teams are at there highest levels with good winning rate in the series.Both the Teams will be competating well to claim a prime spot in the group table and head on into the quater finals.   

Team England: Andrew Strauss (capt), James Anderson, Ian Bell, Tim Bresnan, Stuart Broad, Paul Collingwood, Eoin Morgan, Kevin Pietersen, Matt Prior, Ajmal Shahzad, Graeme Swann, James Tredwell, Jonathan Trott, Luke Wright, Michael Yardy

Team West Indies: Darren Sammy (capt), Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Devon Smith, Sulieman Benn, Nikita Miller, Carlton Baugh (wk), Andre Rusell, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Adrian Barath.

About  MA Chidambaram Stadium:

Location:                   Chepaku, Chennai

Establishment:            1916

Capacity:                  50,000

History at  MA Chidambaram Stadium:

  • The first-ever Ranji Trophy match was played here, in which AG Ram Singh took 11 wickets on a sticky to bowl Madras to a win over Mysore within a day.
  • India recorded its first Test win here, in 1951-52, when it defeated England by an innings and eight runs.
  • The second tied Test in cricket's history was also played here, between India and Australia in 1986.[2]
  • Virender Sehwag's 319 against South Africa is the highest test score at the ground.
  • This stadium played host to the second tied-test in the history of Test cricket.
  • Saeed Anwar's 194 against India is the highest score on this ground.
  • England hold the record for the highest score on the ground so far when they hit 652-7d runs against India.
  • The Indians hold the record for the lowest score at the ground when England restricted them to just 83.
  • Narendra Hirwani's match bowling figures of 16/136 currently are the best at the ground.
  • Rahul Dravid scored his 10,000th Test run on this ground.
  • India's 387/4 in the fourth innings of the first Test against England in December 2008, became the highest successful run chase in India. Incidentally, this also became the fourth highest in Test match history.[3]
  • It was in Chepauk, that Sachin Tendulkar scored his first century in the fourth innings in a winning cause for India.[4]
  • Sachin Tendulkar has scored more runs in Chepauk - 876 in nine Tests at an average of 87.60 - than any other venue in India.[5]
  • On Oct 15 2004 Shane Warne surpassed Muttiah Muralitharan's tally of 532 Test wickets when he took the wicket of Irfan Pathan. It was his 533rd Test wicket taken in his 114th Test.
  • On Mar 22 2001 India defeated Australia by 2 wickets to clinch the Border-Gavaskar trophy after losing it to Australia in 1999-2000 series. A match winning century by Sachin Tendulkar and a record of 32 wickets in the Test series by Harbhajan Singh helped India to end the winning streak of Australia consecutively followed by an epic Kolkata test.Australia won 16 tests in succession.

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