Fun facts about the Dharamshala cricket stadium

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala is one of the highest cricket stadiums in the world.

The stadium is located at an elevation of about 1,200 meters.

Dhauladhar Range

The snow capped mountain range that you see in the background of the stadium is the Dhauladhar range of the Himalayas.

Capacity - 23,000 The stadium has a decent capacity with respect to the population of Dharamshala.

The stadium hosted 7 matches of the 2016 T20 World cup.

Home teams - Indian cricket team (international), Himachal Pradesh cricket team (domestic), Punjab Kings (IPL)

Because of the high elevation and thin air, the cricket ball travels more distance in the air at Dharamshala.

First ODI - India v  England (27 January 2013) First test - India v  Australia (25–29 March 2017) First t20 - India v  South Africa (2 October 2015)

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