Green Park Stadium (aka Kanpur Cricket Stadium) is an international cricket stadium in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The stadium was established in 1945, before our country’s independence.
The Uttar Pradesh Sports Department manages this cricket stadium. Currently, the Green Park Stadium has a capacity of 32,000 people.
Things You Should Know About Kanpur Cricket Stadium
- The Kanpur Green Park Stadium is named after a woman named Green who used to practice horse riding in the 1940s. It is located in the Civil Lines area in the northeast part of Kanpur city near the banks of the river Ganga, which flows just behind the stadium. (Source; Wikipedia).
- It is the only stadium in India where a student gallery is available.
- Green Park has the largest manually operated scoreboard in the world.
- It also has video screens that are used during international matches.
Disclaimer: All these above facts are from Wikipedia
How to reach Green Park Stadium
Green Park Stadium is located at Civil Lines, near the river Ganga, in the northeast part of Kanpur. It is one of the most famous stadiums in the city and is known for its good facilities and infrastructure.
You can easily reach here from the Kanpur Railway Station, Kanpur Chakeri Airport or even from Kanpur Bus Stand. Kanpur Cricket Stadium is approximately 6 KM from Kanpur Railway Station, 14 KM from Kanpur Airport, and approximately 5 KM from Kanpur Bus Stand. From all these places, you can take an Ola/Uber or a private taxi, or even a local auto-rickshaw to reach here.
Q1: How many matches were played in Green Park?
Ans. The Green park Stadium has hosted 21 Test matches & 14 ODIs to date.
Q2: Is jogging and running allowed in green park stadium Kanpur?