A multiple sport stadium it is predominantly used for football and cricket matches. The home ground of the Indian Domestic Cricket Team, Kerala, it belongs to the University of Kerala. It was built in 1952 and the stadium has hosted a few ODI matches. After the setting up of the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi, this stadium is no longer in the favourite list. The first ODI to be played here was between India and Australia on October 1, 1984.