Lyallpur Stadium; National Stadium; City Stadium
Yes - 2006
Pavilion End, Golf Course End
Faisalabad
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Iqbal Stadium
 

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Pakistan v India - Oct 16-21, 1978 Scorecard
Pakistan v India - Jan 21-25, 2006 Scorecard
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Pakistan v New Zealand - Nov 23, 1984 Scorecard
Pakistan v Bangladesh - Apr 11, 2008 Scorecard
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Profile

The Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad is situated in the northern province of Punjab and is a modern and well-equipped stadium. But no matter how impressive a venue is, not much can be done about the weather and Faisalabad has suffered at the hands of the elements. In 1998-99 fog caused the third Test against Zimbabwe was abandoned without a ball being bowled, while bad light is often an issue especially for matches played during the winter. However, when play has been possible, some memorable performances have taken place. An exciting Test was played out in 1997-98 when South Africa skittled Pakistan for 92, successfully defending a target of 142 on the final day. Then, in 2004-05, Sanath Jayasuriya smashed 253 as Sri Lanka powered to a 201-run victory. But the ground is most famous for the confrontation between Mike Gatting and Shakoor Rana during England's 1987-88 tour, which led to a day being lost during the match and some long-lasting bad feeling between the teams. The stadium itself is only 2km out of the city centre, which can be reached by a walk through the tree-lined suburbs.
Andrew McGlashan

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Tight security ahead of the third day's play, Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Faisalabad, November 22, 2005
Tight security ahead of the third day's play
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A general view of the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad, Pakistan v England, 2nd Test, Faisalabad, November 21, 2005
A general view of the Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad
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The busy scorers at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad, 2nd Test England v Pakistan, 29 Nov-3 Dec 2000
The busy scorers at Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
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A view of the stands of Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad, 2nd Test England v Pakistan, 29 Nov-3 Dec 2000
A view of the stands of Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad
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