Arun Jaitley Stadium New Delhi: IPL records, pitch report — Average scores, highest wicket-takers and runscorers

The Arun Jaitley Stadium (previously known as the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium) is one of the most famous cricket venues in India and is currently home to Indian Premier League franchise Delhi Capitals (DC).

The ground has a capacity of 41,842 and is considered one of the most historic cricket venues in India.

It is the second oldest cricket stadium in the country after Eden Gardens in Kolkata and is situated in the heart of India’s capital – Delhi. 

Here The Sporting News tells you everything you need to know about the IPL records in this venue.

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How many IPL matches has Arun Jaitley Stadium hosted?

The Arun Jaitley Stadium has hosted 79 IPL matches so far.

The team batting first has won 35 times, while the chasing side has won 43 times. There has been one ‘no result’ at the stadium.

Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium pitch report

The Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is an ideal pitch for batsmen, as its dry nature mixed with short boundaries allows the batsman to clear the boundary easily. However, its dry nature can also come to the aid of spinners as the game goes on.

Most teams who win the toss would look to bat first, then defend their score.

How many IPL matches have Delhi Capitals won at the Arun Jaitley Stadium?

DC have won 30 out of 72 IPL games they have played at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. They have a win percentage of 41.66% at the stadium.

What is the highest score by a team in Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in IPL?

The highest score by a team in a single inning at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is 231, posted by DC against Punjab Kings (PBKS) during the 2011 season. 

Virender Sehwag and Davide Warner both put up a score of 77 runs each to help DC post such a high score.

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What is the lowest score by a team in Arun Jaitley Stadium in IPL?

Unfortunately, the lowest score recorded by a team at the Arun Jaitley Stadium is 66 by DC against Mumbai Indians (MI) in 2017. 

Karn Sharma was the show-stealer for the away side with a spell of 3/11 in three overs which decimated DC’s batting lineup.

What is the average score at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in IPL?

The average first-innings score at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium is 164.6, while the average first-innings winning score is 180.8. 

What is the highest individual score at Arun Jaitley Stadium in IPL?

“Universe Boss” Chris Gayle and last year’s DC skipper Rishabh Pant share the record for the highest individual score at Arun Jaitley Stadium in IPL, with both players posting a total of 128 against DC and Sunrisers Hyderabad respectively

What is the best bowling figure at Arun Jaitley Stadium in IPL?

MI bowler Lasith Malinga’s spell of 5/13 is the best bowling figure posted by a bowler at Arun Jaitley Stadium.

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Which batsman has the most runs at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium in IPL?

As of now, former DC captain Virender Sehwag has scored the most runs (933) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium

He is followed by current Punjab Kings skipper Shikhar Dhawan (1859) and former teammate David Warner (828).

Which bowler has the most wickets at Arun Jaitley Stadium in IPL?

Former DC and current Lucknow Super Giants bowler Amit Mishra has taken the most wickets at Arun Jaitley Stadium (58).

He is closely followed by former teammates Umesh Yadav (31) and Morne Morkel (25).