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Keenan Stadium

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Capacity  19,000
Owner  Tata Steel
Establishment  1939
Phone  0657 223 3951
Team  Tata Football Academy
Keenan Stadium
Location  Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Operator  Jharkhand State Cricket Association
First ODI  December 7, 1983:  India v  West Indies
Last ODI  April 12, 2006:  India v  England
Address  Straight Mile Rd, Northern Town, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand 831001
Hours  Closed now Holika Dahan might affect these hoursSaturday(Holika Dahan)6AM–6PMHours might differSunday(Holika Dahan/Holi)6AM–6PMHours might differMonday(Holi)6AM–6PMHours might differTuesday6AM–6PMWednesday6AM–6PMThursday6AM–6PMFriday6AM–6PM
Tenants  India national cricket team, Jharkhand cricket team
Similar  Tata Steel Zoological Park, JRD Tata Sports Complex, Bhatia Park, Moti Bagh Stadium, Sir Dorabji Tata Park

Harbhajan singh in keenan stadium jamshedpur


Keenan Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium and an International Cricket Stadium in Jamshedpur, India. It is currently used mostly for cricket and football matches. It is also known as a venue for archery.

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The stadium is named after John Lawrence Keenan a former general manager of the Tata Steel. The stadium is situated in Northern Town area of Bistupur & is owned by Tata Steel. It has a capacity of 19,000 people.

Since being built in 1939 the ground has hosted Ranji Trophy matches for the Bihar now Jharkhand cricket team. The venue staged its first international match in December 1983 when West Indies beat India in a One Day International.

The ground has staged a further 9 One Day Internationals out of which India has won only 1, the most recent in April 2006 when England beat India by five wickets.This stadium became infamous, for crowd turning violent and throwing crackers on field during India against West Indies match in 2002/03.

Sourav Ganguly scored a 100 to help India win its only match here. Former Indian captain MS Dhoni has played many matches for Jharkhand in this stadium. He has spend a lot of time in this stadium in his early days when JSCA stadium was not built in Ranchi, and also featured in M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, the biopic on Dhoni.

Keenan stadium


One Day International cricket

The stadium has hosted following ODI matches till date.

References

Keenan Stadium Wikipedia


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