M A CHIDAMBARAM STADIUM, CHENNAI

M A CHIDAMBARAM STADIUM(CHENNAI)

M A CHIDAMBARAM Stadium is a cricket stadium in Chennai, tamilnadu Established in 1916, it is the second oldest cricket stadium in the country after eden gardens in Kolkata. Formerly known as Madras Cricket Club Ground, the stadium is named after M.A CHIDAMBARAM CHETTIAR ,former President of BCCI & Head of TNCA. It is also nicknamed as Chepauk Stadium. It is the home ground of the Tamil Nadu cricket team and the Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings. The stadium can currently accommodate 50,000 spectators.


M A CHIDAMBARAM STADIUM(CHENNAI) Pitch Report

The pitch of MA Chidambaram Stadium is normally dry and hard, which breaks down as time passes. You will not see green grass at all on this pitch. Being dry and hard pitch, it is easy to bat in the first two innings on this pitch. With the passing of time on this pitch, the pitch begins to erode with the foot marks of the bowler and due to the heat, cracks are also seen on the pitch which helps the spin bowlers. If the batsmen have the ability to play spin, then the match goes to the fourth innings. Here in the third innings, runs are scored less than the first two innings and in the fourth innings, very few runs are made because here the ball starts to spin too much.

 

M A CHIDAMBARAM STADIUM(CHENNAI) Pitch Report

Test Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

As we have seen all 4 Test innings average scores of last 5 Test matches at MA Chidambaram Stadium, we can say that in first 2 innings there are lots of runs are made and if the Batsmen is technically sound with the spin bowling so in third innings also can be made good score but once spinners start to get good turn on this Chepauk wicket then it becomes difficult to make runs in third and fourth Innings. It can be clearly inferred that in first three days of the Test match, batting is lot easier and slowly this pitch starts to be difficult for batting on fourth and fifth day. The team that wins the toss always decides to bowl first on MA Chidambaram Stadium wicket in Tests, because the pitch here is dry and hard which is known as batting surface. Here the batsmen of the top order bat well and also score lots of runs in first days of the Test match. It is very easy to bat here in the first and second innings, due to which the team here can score 350+ runs in the first innings and 450+ runs in the second innings. If the team takes the lead in the second innings, then the spinners in the third and fourth innings are helped by the footmarks and pitch cracks.

Here are last 2 tests matches average scores of both Innings at M A CHIDAMBARAM grounds:

Test Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 416 runs

Test Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 408 runs

Test Matches 3rd Innings Average Score – 244 Runs

Test Matches 4th Innings Average Score – 158 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

M A CHIDAMBARAM STADIUM(CHENNAI) Pitch Report

ODI Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

In ODI One Day International matches, the pitch normally looks dry and hard due to which is batting friendly but as game passes to the second innings of ODI it gradually becomes slow wicket. In the last five matches played here, more scores are scored in the first innings and lower scores are scored in the second innings. Here in the last five matches, the team batting first has won 3 matches because in the first innings the ball comes well on the bat and it is easy to score. The pitch slowly starts give turn to spin bowlers in second innings and also the wicket starts being slow, it is difficult to chase the score. Here the team that wins the toss decides to bat first. Here in the last five ODI matches, the team batting first has won 3 matches and 2 matches won by the team bowling first.

Here are last 5 ODI matches average scores of both Innings at M A CHIDAMBARAM grounds:

ODI Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 272 runs

ODI Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 230 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

M A CHIDAMBARAM STADIUM(CHENNAI) Pitch Report

T20I Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

As you can see the average score of these last T20 International matches both innings are same, as the pitch stays dry and hard, here are lots of runs are made in T20 matches.The toss is not so important on this pitch for T20 matches, but team winning the toss normally decides to bat first and huge score in the first innings puts pressure on opponent team. According to the last 2 T20 International matches records, the first bowling team has won the one match and the second bowling team has won the one match.

Here are last 2 T20i matches average scores of both Innings at M A CHIDAMBARAM grounds:

T20 Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 174 runs

T20 Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 174 runs

LAST 10 YEARS OUTCOME

IPL Match Pitch Report and Toss Factor:

According to the last 5 IPL matches played here, 170+ runs have been scored in 2 matches and the remaining three matches have been scored 150 runs, because there are 3 to 4 pitches here when there is a match on the fresh pitch, then you will see 170+ runs but if the match is being held on the old pitch, then the score of 150 or under 150 runs will be seen. Here the team that wins the toss will want to bat first because in the second innings the wicket here becomes slow. Because of which sometimes it becomes difficult to chase the score. In the last 5 IPL matches played here, the team batting first has won 3 matches and team bowling first has won 2 matches.

Here are last 5 T20 matches average scores of both Innings at M A CHIDAMBARAM grounds:

IPL Matches 1st Innings Average Score – 150 runs

IPL Matches 2nd Innings Average Score – 143 runs

ODI Stats

  • Total matches
    4
  • Matches won batting first
    2
  • Matches won bowling first
    2
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    274
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    230
  • Highest total recorded
    299
  • Lowest total recorded
    137
  • Highest score chased
    287
  • Lowest score defended
    281

T20 Stats

  • Total matches
    46
  • Matches won batting first
    26
  • Matches won bowling first
    20
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    160.00
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    147.00
  • Highest total recorded
    222
  • Lowest total recorded
    70
  • Highest score chased
    205
  • Lowest score defended
    134

Test Stats

  • Total matches
    4
  • Matches won batting first
    2
  • Matches won bowling first
    2
  • Average 1st Inns scores
    864.50
  • Average 2nd Inns scores
    751.30
  • Average 3rd Inns scores
    250.50
  • Average 4th Inns scores
    101.50