A statue of Col. C.K. Nayudu (the first captain of the Indian cricket team in Test matches) has been established outside the main entrance of the stadium.
Nehru Stadium is a well-known stadium of India, situated in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. It is also referred as the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium named in honour of the first Prime Minister of the nation. The stadium predominantly hosts cricket, football, basketball, and Kho-Khoevents. It was established in the year 1964, owned and operated by the Indore Municipal Corporation.
In 1987, an ODI match between Australia and New Zealand was hosted by the Nehru Stadium in which Australia emerged victorious.
The India vs. Zimbabwe ODI match that ended in a tie was held at the Nehru Stadium in the year 1993.
It played host to the India vs. Australia ODI match in the year 2001. India won by 118 runs. Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar set a benchmark by becoming the first player to score 10,000 runs in ODI.
Nehru Stadium played host to the India vs. West Indies ODI match, held in 1983. India won by eight wickets.
It hosted the ODI match between India and Australia in the year 1984 which was won by India with six wickets in hand.
The stadium also hosted the India vs. New Zealand ODI match in the year 1988. India defeated New Zealand by 53 runs.
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