Barsapara Cricket Stadium

Barsapara Cricket Stadium ( Cricket Stadium (

The Assam Cricket Association Stadium also known as the ACA Stadium (Barsapara Cricket Stadium) was officially named Dr. Bhupen Hazarika Cricket Stadium and is located in Barsapara, Guwahati, Assam. It is the largest sports stadium in North-East India.

The stadium is owned, operated and managed by Assam Cricket Association. It serves as the home ground for the Assam Cricket Team and Rajasthan Royals' (RR) adopted home. 

The first match played in this stadium was T20I between India and Australia in 2017. In April 2023, the stadium also hosted Indian Premier League (IPL) matches, the BCCI took this initiative to have a cricketing impact in North-East India.

Barsapara Cricket Stadium History 

The construction of the stadium was started in 2007. Meanwhile, it hosted four matches in 2013-14 Ranji Trophy. 

The first ODI match was played at this stadium in October 2018 between India and West Indies. In 2019, from March 4 to March 9 the ground hosted the Women's International Cricket matches between England and India. 

Barsapara Cricket Stadium Capacity 

The stadium has a maximum capacity of 55,000 spectators.

The stadium has been constructed including multiple stands and designed to offer unobstructed views of the playing field, aggrandise the spectator experience during high-profile matches.

Barsapara Cricket Stadium Pitch Report

Guwahati's Barsapara Cricket Stadium is known for its batting-friendly surface in white-ball cricket. The surface provides minimal assistance to the bowlers, emphasizing favourable conditions for batsmen. 

Additionally, a notable dew factor is expected to come into play during the second innings, potentially influencing the game dynamics when the match is played in the evening. 

Is Barsapara Cricket Stadium A Batting Or A Bowling Pitch?

Barsapara Cricket Stadium is considered a batting pitch. The conditions allow the batters to play strokes freely without any restrictions. The team that is batting first generally try to make a competitive score, especially in the early parts of the game. 

Barsapara Cricket Stadium Weather Report

Barsapara Cricket Stadium experiences weather that remains hot, and the average relative humidity is 81%. The weather is distinguished by warm, humid weather year-round. Rainfall can be expected during certain months. 

Barsapara Cricket Stadium Records 

Barsapara Cricket Stadium T20I 

Matches Played
Matches Won Batting First
Matches Won Batting First
Highest Individual Innings
Best Bowling
22-Shikhar Dhawan (86*) Punjab Kings Rajasthan Royals N Ellis (4/30) Punjab KingsRajasthan Royals

Barsapara Cricket Stadium T20

Matches Played
Matches Won Batting First
Matches Won Batting First
Matches with No Result
Highest Individual Innings
Best Bowling
4121Ruturaj Gaikwad (123*)Australia J P Behrendorff (4/21)India

Barsapara Cricket Stadium Address

The Barsapara Cricket Stadium Address is Barsapara, Guwahati, Assam with postal code 781018. 

Barsapara Cricket Stadium Major Matches

In 2017, India Vs Australia T20I was the first International match played in this stadium. It hosted the Indian Premier League's matches for the first time in April 2023, with the Rajasthan Royals playing two home games in the stadium as its second home.

The first ODI played in this stadium was on October 21, 2018, between India Vs West Indies. India won the match by eight wickets. 

Barsapara Cricket Stadium: FAQs

Q.1 Is Barsapara Stadium batting or bowling?

Answer: Guwahati's Barsapara Cricket Stadium is renowned for its batting-friendly surface in white-ball cricket. 

Q.2 Who is the best batsman in Barsapara Stadium?

Answer:  South Africa's David Miller has scored the most runs in T20Is at this venue.

Q.3 What is the boundary size of Barsapara Cricket Stadium?

Answer: The Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati is of moderate size. THe straighter boundaries are around 65 metres. The square boundaries are meanwhile a tad bigger, around 68 to 70 metres.