Bughti Stadium (Racecourse Ground)

Quetta, Pakistan
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The Bughti Stadium is probably known for various international cricket milestones. The ground is situated in the Quetta region of Pakistan and has a small sitting capacity for people. It plays the host for cricket team of Quetta in domestic circuit. The Stadium was previously known as the race Course Ground and it hosted its maiden first-class cricket match on October 29th, 1954 which was between Balochistan and Sindh. The inaugural one-day match at this particular venue was played between Pakistan and India on 1st October, 1978. India won that match thanks to heroics of Mohinder Amarnath. It was India's first ever victory over a Test playing nation in limited-over cricket. It took 18 years for the Bughti Stadium to host its next one-day international. The match was played between Pakistan and Zimbabwe, which the hosts won. Two crucial milestones were set at this stadium in that match. Wasim Akram became the first bowler ever to take 300 ODI wickets while Hasan Raza became the youngest cricketer to make his ODI debut at the age of 14 years and 227 days.


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In:
Matches Played:
1
Matches Tied:
0
No Result:
0
Most Successful Team:
Pakistan
Wins by Team Batting First:
0
Wins by Team Batting Second:
1
Most Prolific Batsman:
Grant Flower (91 Runs)
Highest Individual Score:
91 by Grant Flower
Most Prolific Bowler:
Andrew Whittall (3 Wickets)
Best Bowling Analysis:
3/36 by Andrew Whittall

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