The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Karnataka, is one of the major cricket venues in India. It is located at the center of the city and has witnessed almost all formats of cricket i.e., Test Match, One Day International, T-20 and all other forms of First-class cricket. It is the stamping ground of the Karnataka state cricket team and the Indian Premier League franchise "Royal Challengers Bangalore". Formerly known as Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) stadium, it has been renamed in the memory of Mr. M. Chinnaswamy who made significant contributions to Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) for decades and was also the President of BCCI from 1977-1980. Although owned by the Government of Karnataka, it is leased by KSCA for 99 years. The stadium is also used for several cultural and musical events.