Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan
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The Multan Cricket Stadium, Multan is one of the biggest and most famous cricket grounds of Pakistan. It is yet another multi-use stadium in Pakistan. It is used for cricket as well as football. The stadium is one of the bigger grounds in Pakistan and can seat around 30,000 spectators at a time. It has good facilities for the players, and the outfield is lush green giving the ground a very picturesque look. The Multan Cricket stadium has lush green outfield and is probably the most beautifully ground in Pakistan. Flood lights were recently installed at this venue. The ground is owned by the Pakistan Cricket Boards and was opened in 2001. The ground is a replacement to the old Qasim Bagh Stadium located in the heart of Multan city. It hosted its first Test match in 2001. The Test saw Pakistan beat Bangladesh by an innings and 264 runs. The stadium has regularly been hosting Tests after that. The stadium is also a very popular ODI venue and hosted ODIs since 2003. The first one day match played at the stadium was between Pakistan and Bangladesh, a match which Pakistan easily won.