The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, India v New Zealand, World Cup warm-up match, Chennai © Getty Images

  • Feb 11, 2011

    South Africa train against the backdrop of the Chidambaram Stadium's towering stands © Associated Press

  • Dec 15, 2010

    The new stands at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 9, 2008

    Security personnel check the stadium with the help of a sniffer dog © Associated Press

  • Dec 3, 2008

    Reg Dickason inspects the security arrangements at the MA Chidambaram Stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 3, 2008

    Reg Dickason and N Srinivasan do a recce of the security arrangements at the MA Chidambaram Stadium © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Dec 4, 2005

    Groundsmen use shovels to drain the ground © AFP

  • Dec 4, 2005

    The super-sopper is called onto the ground in an attempt to dry the outfield © AFP

  • Dec 4, 2005

    Groundsmen try to drain the ground at Chennai after another day was washed out © AFP

  • Nov 21, 2005

    Rahul Dravid walks out to inspect the ground at Chennai © AFP

  • Nov 21, 2005

    Groundsmen working overtime as rains lash Chennai © AFP

  • Oct 15, 2004

    Fans at Chepauk have a message for Shane Warne © Associated Press

  • Apr 11, 2002

    The MA Chidabaram Stadium in Chapauk, Chennai © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • Sep 2, 1999

    MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai © ESPNcricinfo Ltd

  • 1986

    Maninder Singh protests at being given out lbw to Greg Matthews as the Test ends in a tie © Wisden