The Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium is a cricket stadium located at Gahunje near Pune, Maharashtra, India.
It served as the home stadium for the Maharashtra cricket team including headquarters for the Maharashtra Cricket Association and Indian Premier League team Rising Pune Supergiants.
With India having the largest cricket audience in the world and Indian influence in international cricket growing, the MCA decided a new stadium was needed. Hopkins Architects of London was commissioned to design a new 36,000 seat stadium in Pune and the stadium was the result.
MCA stadium from outside
The MCA Stadium was inaugurated in April 2012 and the first match was played between Kings XI Punjab and Pune Warriors in April 2012. The first 20-20 International match at the stadium was played between India and England in December 2012.
IPL 2016-Match 53-Rising Pune Supergiants v Kings XI Punjab
IPL 2016-Match 49-Rising Pune Supergiants v Delhi Daredevils
IPL 2016-Match 40-Rising Pune Supergiants v Sunrisers Hyderabad
IPL 2016-Match 29-Rising Pune Supergiants v Mumbai Indians
IPL 2016-Match 25-Rising Pune Supergiants v Gujarat Lions
IPL 2016-Match 20-Rising Pune Supergiants v Kolkata Knight Riders
IPL 2016-Match 16- Rising Pune Supergiants v Royal Challengers Bangalore