Gaddafi Stadium (Lahore Stadium) is located in Lahore, Pakistan owns by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). It was renamed in 1974 after former Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi’s speech.
The famous architect and engineer Nasreddin Murat-Khan designed it, and Mian Abdul Khaliq and the company constructed it in 1959. Architect Nayyar Ali Dada renovated the stadium in 1996 for Cricket World Cup final match & the stadium has a capacity of 27,000 seats.
The first test match was played between Pakistan and Australia in this stadium on 21-26 November 1959. Pakistan & Sri Lanka played the last test match on 1-5 March 2009. The stadium hosts all forms of international cricket, including ODI, Test, and T20.
The first ODI was held between Pakistan and England on 13 January 1978, and the last ODI was between Pakistan and Zimbabwe on 31 May 2015.
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The first T20I was held on 22 May 2015 between Pakistan and Zimbabwe and the last T20 was on 9 October 2019 between Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Lahore stadium hosted six ODI International matches of the 1987 Cricket World Cup and the 1996 Cricket World Cup final.
|Highest individual score||329||Inzamam-ul-Haq against New Zealand||2002|
|Highest team total||699||Pakistan against India||1989|
|Lowest team total||73||New Zealand against Pakistan||2002|
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|Highest individual score||139*||Ijaz Ahmed against India||1997|
|Highest team total||376||Pakistan against Zimbabwe||2015|
|Lowest team total||75||Pakistan against Sri Lanka||2009|
|Highest individual score||89||Ahmed Shehzad (Pak) against World XI||2017|
|Highest team total||197||Pakistan against World XI||2017|
|Lowest team total||101||Pakistan against Sri Lanka||2019|
- Gaddafi Stadium Address: Hafeez Kardar Road, Block E 2 Gulberg III, Lahore, Punjab
- Capacity: 27,000
- Owner: Pakistan Cricket Board
- Phone No: (042) 35717231
- Geographical Coordinates: 31.5135° North, 74.3334° East