Cricket in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, offered as “Vizag” is one of the most industrialized cities in the state of Andhra Pradesh and serves as the capital of Coastal Andhra. Sports is one such passion that locals and tourists in the city are always looking forward to. Cricket is the most followed sport in the city followed by football and tennis.

Cricket in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam also co-hosted the 32nd National Games jointly with the state capital Hyderabad apart from hosting other international sporting championships like Santosh Trophy, Ranji Trophy, One Day International cricket matches, and Asian Chess Championships.

Cricket in Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam being home to various local cricket teams participating in district, cluster, state level matches. Between households, Gully cricket (a form of cricket played in streets or parks) is quite a popular pastime. The city is home to seven cricket stadiums all over hosting Ranji Trophy matches, National Level Matches & Club crickets.

Cricket Stadiums in Vizag

Indira Priyadarshini Stadium

Indira Priyadarshini Stadium also known as the Municipal Corporation Stadium, hosted the first ODI match on 9 December 1988 and the last of the five on 3 April 2001. Due to the advent of the newer ACA-VDCA Stadium based out of Madhurawada, Indira Priyadarshini Stadium has discontinued hosting any more ODI matches. Situated in the hills, this provides a scenic view. It also credited with being hosted the Twenty-20 match, however that got abandoned due to rain.

YSR-ACA-VDCA Stadium

With the epic win against Pakistan, the YSR-ACA-VDCA Stadium started their hosting of ODI’s as its first match going ahead and hosting others with Sri Lanka in the second, Australia in the third and the West Indies in the fourth. YSR-ACA-VDCA stadium has been upgraded for night matches as well. Equipped with the most advanced floodlights in India, after Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi, it is one of the most sought after stadiums in the state of Andhra Pradesh for Day & Night cricket matches.

The stadium was recently named the YS Rajasekhara Reddy Stadium. A T20 match was scheduled between India and New Zealand however was abandoned due to rain.

Port Trust Golden Jubilee Stadium

Port Trust Golden Jubilee Stadium has hosted the Under-19 Youth Internationals and is the second-largest stadium in the city of Visakhapatnam. Though the city has not hosted a test match ever, the ACA-VDCA Stadium was recently awarded test status which is the ninth stadium with test status in the country, and the second in Andhra Pradesh after the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad.

Cricket Coaching Academies in Visakhapatnam

Cricket Coaching in VisakhapatnamWith so much of love and passion for the sport, the city also serves home to some of the most sought after Cricket coaching academies. These academies help youngsters to pursue their dream of being a national level cricketer in various forms of the sport as a profession.Some majorly know academies are:

Visakhapatnam District Cricket Association
Municipal Stadium, Visakhapatnam, Visakhapatnam - 530009
Telephone: (0891) 2502944


Brijesh Patel Cricket Academy
Srinagar, Gajuwaka, Visakhapatnam, 530003
Telephone: (0891)2502806

JP Cricket Academy
Near RTO Office, Madhavadara, Visakhapatnam - 530007
Telephone: 9849376964

Global Cricket School
Prasad Gardens, Poornamarket, Visakhapatnam, 530013
Telephone: (0891)2796680

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    B Chaitanya kumar dasu from srikakulam 47 Days ago

    respected sir! I want to join in your academy.Im an right arm fast bowler.I hope that I can develop my skills and strength in your academy. I leave my parents for cricket. If I settled in cricket, I can see my parents. so please understand my problem sir.my phone number 7659904323.im waiting for your call sir .....please sir I'm requesting you.thank you sir

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    B Chaitanya kumar dasu from srikakulam 47 Days ago

    respected sir! I want to join in your academy.Im an right arm fast bowler.I hope that I can develop my skills and strength in your academy. I leave my parents for cricket. If I settled in cricket, I can see my parents. so please understand my problem sir.my phone number 7659904323.im waiting for your call sir .....please sir I'm requesting you.thank you sir

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    Gemmeli Praveen from Visakha 238 Days ago

    Sir please one chance

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    Kelli manikanta from Visakapatnam 238 Days ago

    Sir imI manikantasai plz give me one chance in your cricket academy my no. 9705247232 I can improve my self I want to become a cricketer

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    Gandamani Bala Govind from Visakhapatnam 238 Days ago

    Hi sir this is bala. I'm a left hand batsman, i want to improve my strength in my skill. Plz give me good suggestion. I want to play in internationals sir this is my goal. Plz give small chance sir . Thnku

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    Gemmeli Praveen from Visakha 238 Days ago

    Sir please one chance

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    sasank from mandapeta 306 Days ago

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    Chaitanya from Bobbili 306 Days ago

    Sir I want to be cricket please give me a chance

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    Gemmeli Praveen from vizag 306 Days ago

    Please sir once chance

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    Pinnama REDDY Nikhil Kumar Reddy from Miryalaguda 334 Days ago

    Iam interested in cricket

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    Sadi Prashant Reddy from Vizag 334 Days ago

    Iam interested in cricket...can u pick up me in your academy

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    Gemmeli Praveen from vzg 334 Days ago

    I'm cricketer

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    Gemmeli Praveen from Vzg 334 Days ago

    Sir give me one chance I, m prove it please reply me

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    Arun from Rayli 334 Days ago

    Sir my name is Arun Naku cricket anta chala istam sir danikosam chachipotaniki ana sedama sir naku oka chance evadi sir I prove my talent sir please select u17 plzzzzzz sir one chance sir oka sari e number phone chainadi sir 9182131302 Thanks you sir

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    P Vamsi Krishna Prasad from Viskhapatnam 366 Days ago

    Sir I want to select u 16 Ian right hand batsmen so please selecte me as u16 2018 19 season please reply me

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    vinay from Bhimavaram 366 Days ago

    sir my self Vinay sir I want to join in academy sir but...due to my family problems I couldn't come atleast Vizag so pls sir if you give me an opportunity I will prove myself sir..I can bat and wicketkeeper sir.. right hand batsmen..so sir if you believe in me.ansmd trust me pls give me a chance sir..7981940327 it's my number sir...plzzz..sir...give an opportunity

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    Geesala Durga Bhanu prasad from Payakaraopeta 418 Days ago

    Sir i am join in cricket I am left hand seamer

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    Geesala Durga Bhanu prasad from Payakaraopeta 418 Days ago

    Sir i am join in cricket I am left hand seamer

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    Geesala Durga Bhanu prasad from Payakaraopeta 418 Days ago

    Sir i want to join in cricketI am left hand seamerGive me one chance I will prove Sir

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    Samir from Garividi 506 Days ago

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    PABBIREDDY SATHIBABU from VISAKHAPATNAM 506 Days ago

    I want to jion cricket coaching. So can you help me sir. To jion any where please. I from middle class family. So I request you to help me. Please. Iam asking for free coaching because my parents are not ready to spent momey So please I Request u to help me si my deam to play for india ALL ROUNDER sir. Thank you

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    p vamsi krishna from telaprolu 506 Days ago

    sir cricket is my dream is could you pleze sir i want your cricket academy chance sir

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    Subham kumar singh from Vizag 552 Days ago

    I want to join free cricket coaching academy. So can u help me. To join any where please. I from middle class family. So I request you to help me. Please. I am asking for free coaching because my parents are not ready to spent money. So please I request u to help me sir. My dream to play for india sir. Thank you.

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    Ganeshfrom Jadav ganesh 334 Days ago

    Hi

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    Arunkumar from Vizag 568 Days ago

    Sir cricket ante Picchi sir naku okksari I Ina academy lo adalaniundi sir joein chesukuntara sir please sir

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    Surya Prakash from Vizag 590 Days ago

    Sir my age is 20 want to play cricket in your academy

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    Mohammed khusruddin from Old post office 631 Days ago

    Sir I want to join this academy plz tell me fees of academy plz sir

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    saiganesh from ankapalli 631 Days ago

    How join cricket your acedemy

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    Kiranmai from Vizag 645 Days ago

    i want to join my son in cricket coaching .

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    Rajesh varri from Anakapalli 653 Days ago

    Give me one chance in cricket. i prooved my telant .....

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    Sanjay from Odisha 667 Days ago

    I want to join in cricket bcoz I love playing it and I have a lot of interest on that and that is my goal .. plzz help me ...

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    N Suresh from Visakhapatnam 677 Days ago

    I want to join in cricket academy to prove my self plz give me one chance sir!!!!!!!!

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    sidharth khadanga from rayagada 720 Days ago

    good morning sir...i wan5 to join u r academy ..please give information about all...

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    Maheshfrom Srikakulam 704 Days ago

    Sir i want Join in your cricket academy it's my dream in cricket right hand batsman. My name Mahesh 15 years .Srikakulam dist tekkali manual respected sir I want information about cricket coaching

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    kishore from vizayanagaram 727 Days ago

    sir i want join in your cricket academy this not my dream its my fathers dream sir iam all rounder in cricket right handed batsman and leg spinner.sir my name is k.kishore iam studying 10th class iam 15 years old boy it is a one of the dream for me.vizyanagarm dist nellimarla mandal respected sir please accept me in your academy thanking you sir

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    Ramesh b from Vizag 729 Days ago

    sir I want to join in your cricket academy my dream is to be an cricketer sir iam 22years years iam an all rounder sir right handed batsman and right arm medium fast bowler sir

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    siva reddy from srikalahasthi 749 Days ago

    Sir,I want cricket coaching, please I want information about cricket coaching,hostel facilities and fees

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    subham kumar singh from vizag 764 Days ago

    sir i want to knom the dates of cricket selection of u 16.

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    Kumarfrom Ranasthalam 568 Days ago

    Sir. My name is Kumar I'm a poor family give me one chance only ican prove my talent

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