Hockey Stadium Faisalabad Condition

Hockey stadium Faisalabad

Hockey Stadium Faisalabad Condition

Hockey Stadium Faisalabad is a multi-use stadium. It is used for mostly hockey matches in Pakistan. It is located at Susan road Faisalabad. It is in the heart of the city and built during the peak of hockey in Pakistan. We are here to present Hockey Stadium Faisalabad Condition right now.

Many shops and restaurants are builds surrounding the Hockey stadium. PDA sold many shops for managing the expense of maintaining the stadium Because there is no more source of income.

The stadium was constructed in 2002 and then Punjab governor Khalid Maqbool had inaugurated it on April 16, 2003. An imported AstroTurf with a life of five-year had been laid in “2003” . Being the third-largest hockey stadium in the country It has a “36000” capacity.

  • Last test match was played on 21 Jan to 25 Jan between Pakistan and India.
  • Last one day international played 29 May 2011 between Pakistan vs Afghanistan.

Now have a short note on Test Records in Allama Iqbal stadium.

  • Highest Inning total: 6–674 by Pakistan vs. India, October 1984.
  • Lowest Inning total: 53 all out by West Indies vs. Pakistan, October 1986.
  • Highest individual score:  253 by Sanath Jayasuriya for Sri Lanka vs. Pakistan, October 2004.

One Day International Records :

  • Highest innings total: 7–314 (50 overs) by Pakistan vs. New Zealand, December 2003.
  • Highest individual score: 106 by Mohammad Yousuf for Pakistan vs. Bangladesh, September 2003.
  • Best bowling figures: 4–27 (4 overs) by Mudassar Nazar for Pakistan vs. New Zealand, November 1984.

This stadium hosted many local and international Matches. National Hockey Championship ship also played in Faisalabad Hockey Stadium. All affairs of the stadium remained with the FDA till three years back when it was handed over to the Faisalabad Commissioner.

 

Hockey Stadium Faisalabad Condition

Former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf had in December 2012 announced a new” AstroTurf” for the hockey stadium in Faisalabad, but it proved only a hollow slogan. Injuries are common here because of Astroturf condition.

For making Hockey Stadium Faisalabad Condition better District Administration allow the building constructors for construction because due to the high building security risk. Faisalabad Hockey Association (FHC)running an academy in which 60 players are getting training free-of-cost. Olympian Khalid Bashir said that Faisalabad always remained in limelight because of producing national hockey players.

At least 52 shops of the stadium had been sold by the FDA and only two shops and a few offices on the first floor are under the control of current administration. The fair of those shops are used to maintain the condition of a hockey stadium

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