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Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
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Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
Ground information
Location Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Establishment 2006
Capacity 26,000
Owner Dhaka Division
Operator Bangladesh,
Tenants Bangladesh Cricket Team, Dhaka Gladiators
End names
Beautiful Bangladesh End
Eastern Housing End
International information
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 stadium has hosted Bangladesh's first class, test, ODI, twenty20 and women's cricket matches. It also hosted international matches like ICC World Cup, Asia Cup etc.

Facilities

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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