The M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, also known as Chepauk Stadium, is a cricket stadium located in Chennai, India. It is named after M. A. Chidambaram, who was the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1963 to 1975.
The stadium was established in 1916 and is one of the oldest cricket stadiums in India. It has a seating capacity of 38,000 and is home to the Tamil Nadu cricket team and the Chennai Super Kings, a franchise team in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The stadium has hosted several international cricket matches, including Test matches, One Day Internationals, and Twenty20 Internationals. It has also hosted domestic matches and IPL matches.
The first Test match at the MA Chidambaram stadium was played in 1934 between India and England. The highest individual score in Test cricket for India was achieved at this stadium by Virender Sehwag of India, who scored 319 runs against South Africa in 2008.
The stadium has undergone several renovations over the years and is now equipped with modern facilities such as floodlights, a video screen, and a state-of-the-art sound system. It has also hosted non-cricketing events such as music concerts and political rallies.
The M.A. Chidambaram Stadium is considered to be one of the iconic cricket stadiums in India and has witnessed many historic moments in Indian cricket.
Being a popular venue in the IPL this stadium is the home ground for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), one of the most successful teams in the IPL.
The Chennai Super Kings have a great record at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, having won most of their home matches at the stadium. The team has won the IPL championship four times and has finished as runners-up on five occasions.
The atmosphere at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium during IPL matches is electric, with fans cheering for their favorite teams and players. The stadium has witnessed some of the most exciting matches in the history of the IPL.
Let’s look at the IPL records and stats at MA Chidambaram Stadium.
List of IPL records at MA Chidambaram Stadium
Let us have a look at the multiple IPL records at MA Chidambaram Stadium.
Note: The stats mentioned below are updated till 12th April 2023.
Highest innings totals at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in the IPL
Lowest innings totals at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in the IPL
All-time leading IPL run scorers at the MA Chidambaram Stadium
|F du Plessis||553|
All-time leading IPL wicket-taker at the MA Chidambaram Stadium
Highest individual score by a batsman at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in the IPL
Best bowling figures at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in the IPL
|A Russell||5 for 15||MI||2021|
|L Balaji||5 for 24||KXIP||2008|
|H Patel||5 for 27||MI||2021|
|RA Jadeja||4 for 11||RR||2015|
|Imran Tahir||4 for 12||DC||2019|