Captain Roop Singh Stadium is a well designed cricket ground. This stadium is situated in Gwalior which forms a part of Madhya Pradesh. The seating capacity of the stadium is 45,000 people thus making it one of the biggest cricket grounds of India. Initially it was a hockey stadium which was named after one of the greatest hockey players of India, Roop Singh. But today the ground is used for playing great cricket matches, one of them being the Cricket World Cup 996
, where India played against West Indies
Captain Roop Singh Stadium has an excellent lighting system. This is why the day and night matches can easily be played on the ground of the stadium. The ground also plays a loyal host to most of the local matches of Madhya Pradesh. Captain Roop Singh Stadium has a smooth grassy surface as it is taken care of by the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association.
Records Made on Captain Roop Singh Stadium
It was in this very stadium where India played against South Africa, and Sachin Tendulkar became the first male cricketer ever to score a double century in the ODI. Infact, he also holds a records of being the first male cricketer who ended the match on a 200 not out. However, this record was later broken Virender Sehwag on the 8th of December, 2011.