ACA-VDCA Stadium
2003
25,000
Yes
Vizzy End, DV Subba Rao End
Andhra
K Nagamallaiah
03:16, Sat Nov 29, 2014 (UTC +0530)
 

Records and statistics

India v Pakistan - Apr 5, 2005 Scorecard
India v West Indies - Oct 14, 2014 Scorecard
ODI records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
India v New Zealand - Sep 8, 2012 Scorecard
T20I records | Results | High totals | High scores | Most runs | Best bowling | Most wickets | Partnerships | Statsguru
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Profile

The picturesque ACA-VDCA (Andhra Cricket Association/Visakhapatnam District Cricket Association) ground, set on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam amidst scenic hills, has hosted just one international match so far: the second ODI of the series between India and Pakistan in 2005. But on the evidence of that game, in which over 650 runs were scored, the playing strip is one of the best batting pitches in the country, hard and true and perfect for hitting through the line, as the Indian wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni proved while flaying the Pakistan attack on the way to 148. The stadium currently seats 25,000, although there are plans to increase its capacity to 36,000 with the addition of more tiers to the stands. These additions might, however, block the view of the hills and the pleasant breeze allowed into the ground by the low-lying stands, which currently give it a pleasant air far from the hothouse atmosphere of most Indian grounds.
(Chandrahas Choudhury)

Fixtures

2014
Sun Dec 7 - Wed Dec 10
09:30 local | 04:00 GMT
23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST
Ranji Trophy
Group C - Andhra v Hyderabad (India)
Sun Dec 14 - Wed Dec 17
09:30 local | 04:00 GMT
23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST
Ranji Trophy
Group C - Andhra v Kerala
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Latest Photos

The ground at the ACA-VDCA Stadium is covered in anticipation of a cyclone, Visakhapatnam, October 11, 2014
The ground at the ACA-VDCA Stadium is covered in anticipation of a cyclone
© Andhra Cricket Association
Groundsmen pulling the covers as rain washes out play on the second day, Board President's XI v New Zealand tour match, day two, Visakhapatnam, 270903
Groundsmen pulling the covers at Visakhapatnam
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Weather

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Ground Fixtures Ground Results
Group C: Andhra v Hyderabad at Visakhapatnam
Dec 7-10, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
Group C: Andhra v Kerala at Visakhapatnam
Dec 14-17, 2014 (09:30 local | 04:00 GMT | 23:00 EST | 22:00 CST | 20:00 PST)
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