Shere Bangla National Stadium facts for kids
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
|Location||Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh|
|Tenants||Bangladesh Cricket Team, Dhaka Gladiators|
|Beautiful Bangladesh End
Eastern Housing End
|First Test||25–27 May, 2007: Bangladesh v India|
|Last Test||13–17 Nov, 2012: Bangladesh v West Indies|
|First ODI||8 Dec, 2006: Bangladesh v Zimbabwe|
|Last ODI||8 Dec, 2012: Bangladesh v West Indies|
Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium or Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium (SBNS) is a cricket stadium in Bangladesh. Some times it is called Mirpur Stadium. It is situated in Mirpur of Dhaka. It can hold 26.000 people at a time. It was built in 2006.
The ground is a state of the art stadium. It is considered one of the best grounds in the subcontinent. Its most striking and interesting part is its modern drainage. The ground was originally built for football and athletics. For this reason it was built in rectangular shape. But when it was shifted for cricket it was fixed to oval for cricket. The ground was fitted with floodlights on 2009. it is able to host Day/night cricket matches.
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