Keenan Stadium

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Keenan Stadium
Kenan Stadium Tatanagar.JPG
View of Keenan Stadium
Ground information
Location Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India
Capacity19,000 [1]
Owner Tata Steel
Operator Jharkhand State Cricket Association
Tenants Indian Cricket Team
Jharkhand cricket team
End names
Dalma Hills End
Naoroji Pavilion End
International information
First ODI7 December, 1983:
Flag of India.svg  India v WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svg  West Indies
Last ODI12 April, 2006:
Flag of India.svg  India v Flag of England.svg  England
Only women's Test24–27 November 1995:
Flag of India.svg  India v Flag of England.svg  England
First WODI1 January 1978:
Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia v Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand
Last WODI29 February 2004:
Flag of India.svg  India v WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svg  West Indies
As of 21 June 2014
Source: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Cricinfo

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.


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 and 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 nine One Day Internationals, of which India won but one, the most recent in April 2006 when England beat India by five wickets. This stadium became infamous for the 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 spent much 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. [2]

List of Centuries


One Day Internationals

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Keenan Stadium aerial view
No.ScorePlayerTeamBallsInns.Opposing teamDateResult
1115 Gordon Greenidge WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svg  West Indies 1341Flag of India.svg  India 7 December 1983Won [3]
2149 Viv Richards WestIndiesCricketFlagPre1999.svg  West Indies 991Flag of India.svg  India 7 December 1983Won [3]
3106 Manoj Prabhakar Flag of India.svg  India 1211Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 26 March 1987Lost [4]
4107* Martin Crowe Flag of New Zealand.svg  New Zealand 1292Flag of India.svg  India 15 November 1995Won [5]
5105* Sourav Ganguly Flag of India.svg  India 1392Flag of South Africa.svg  South Africa 12 March 2000Won [6]
6101 Salman Butt Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan 1161Flag of India.svg  India 9 April 2005Won [7]

List of Five Wicket Hauls


Dagger-14-plain.pngThe bowler was man of the match
Double-dagger-14-plain.png10 or more wickets taken in the match
§One of two five-wicket hauls by the bowler in the match
DateDay the Test started or ODI was held
Inn Innings in which five-wicket haul was taken
OversNumber of overs bowled.
RunsNumber of runs conceded
WktsNumber of wickets taken
Econ Runs conceded per over
Batsmen Batsmen whose wickets were taken
DrawnThe match was drawn.

One Day Internationals

No.BowlerDateTeamOpposing teamInnOversRunsWktsEconBatsmenResult
1 Rana Naved-ul-Hasan 9 April 2005Flag of Pakistan.svg  Pakistan Flag of India.svg  India 28.42763.11Won [7]

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