Arun Jaitley Stadium, previously Feroz Shah Kotla, is one of the prominent cricketing venues in India. Situated in the national capital, it has hosted close to 30 ODIs in the last 41 years. India has a good ODI record at the venue, winning 13 of the 21 matches played here. The stadium has witnessed Anil Kumble’s historic ten-wicket haul against Pakistan in 1999.
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ODI Records at Arun Jaitley Stadium
Arun Jaitley Stadium has hosted many exciting matches. The matches at the iconic venue have provided high-octane drama and moments to remember and cherish for fans. Let us have a look at batting and bowling records at Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Highest Totals at Arun Jaitley Stadium
Batters have had their fair share of success in Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium. The following is a list of instances when teams dominated the opposition bowlers and posted a huge score on the board:
1. West Indies 330/8 vs Netherlands (2011)
2. Pakistan 303/8 vs India (2005)
3. Australia 294/3 vs Zimbabwe (1998)
4. India 289/6 vsAustralia (1987)
5. India 289/3 vs New Zealand (1994)
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Most Runs by a Batsman at Arun Jaitley Stadium
Unsurprisingly, Indian batters lead the most runs chart at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. The following is a list of the top five run-scorers at Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Player Innings Runs Average 50s/100s
Sachin Tendulkar 8 300 37 1/1
Mohammad Azharuddin 7 267 67 3/0
MS Dhoni 7 260 65 2/0
Ricky Ponting 3 245 81 1/1
Virat Kohli 6 222 44 1/1
Most Wickets at Arun Jaitley Stadium
Ravindra Jadeja tops the most wickets chart in Delhi. West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach and India’s Mohammed Shami are second and third in the charts. The following is a list of the top five wicket-takers at Arun Jaitley Stadium.
Player Innings Wickets Economy Strike Rate
Ravindra Jadeja 5 9 4.1 30
Kemar Roach 2 7 4.1 14
Mohammed Shami 3 7 4.2 23
Harbhajan Singh 5 7 3.4 37
Ajit Agarkar 3 7 6 25
Top Individual Scores at Arun Jaitley Stadium
Six of the eight centurions at Arun Jaitley Stadium in ODIs are overseas players. Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli are the only Indian players to hit a hundred. The following is a list of the top five highest individual scores at Arun Jaitley Stadium.
1. Ricky Ponting – 145 vs Zimbabwe (1998)
2. Sachin Tendulkar – 137 vs Sri Lanka (1996)
3. Kane Williamson – 118 vs India (2016)
4. Virat Kohli – 112* vs England (2011)
5. AB de Villiers – 107* vs West Indies (2011)
Best Bowling Figures at Arun Jaitley Stadium
Spinners had plenty of memorable performances in the 50-over format at Arun Jaitley Stadium. Four spinners, including part-time slow bowler Vivan Richards, have taken a five-wicket haul. The following is a list of the top five best bowling figures at Arun Jaitley Stadium.
1. Kemar Roach – 6/27 vs Netherlands (2011)
2. Viv Richards – 6/41 vs India(1989)
3. Saeed Ajmal – 5/24 vs India (2013)
4. Harbhajan Singh – 5/31 vs England (2006)
5. Ashley Giles – 5/57 vs India (2002)
The batting and bowling stats mentioned above are as of September 12, 2023.
The Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi has seen some riveting matches in the past. It is one of the most popular stadiums in the country and will host five 2023 ODI World Cup matches. Of the five matches, one will be India taking on Afghanistan on October 11.