Feroz Shah Kotla

Feroz Shah Kotla

The Feroz Shah Kotla or Kotla is a cricket ground in Delhi, India. It is named after the emperor Ferozshah Tughlaq. The first match was played here on November 10, 1948. Anil Kumble took 10 wickets in an innings on this ground in 1999, only the second time this feat has been achieved in Test cricket. It underwent renovations in 2005. It is owned by the DDCA (Delhi District Cricket Association). Since 2008 the stadium has been the home venue of the Delhi DareDevils of the Indian Premier League.

Another stadium is being planned by the DDCA that is being built in the Yamuna Basin. Its capacity has been increased to 60,000. Floodlights have also been included. With the new renovations, it has become one of India's finest cricket stadium

References

External links

* [http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/mp/2003/02/06/stories/2003020600030300.htm Article on the ground from The Hindu]
* [http://content-usa.cricinfo.com/india/content/ground/58040.html Stats on the ground from Cricinfo]


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