M. CHINNASWAMY STADIUM BANGALORE
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, is one of the cricket stadiums of India. Flanked by the picturesque Cubbon Park, Queen's Road, Cubbon and uptown MG Road, this four decade old stadium is situated in the heart of the city of Bangalore. Formerly known as the Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) stadium, the ground was later rechristened in tribute to Mr. M. Chinnaswamy, who had served the KSCA for four decades and was also president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 1977-1980.
Chinnaswamy Stadium with a seating capacity of 40,000 not only regularly hosts Test cricket, One Day Internationals (ODI) and other First-class cricket matches, but also other musical and cultural events. The stadium is also the home ground of the Karnataka state cricket team and the Indian Premier League franchise Royal Challengers Bangalore. It is owned by the Government of Karnataka and has been leased out to the KSCA for a period of 99 years.
Direct BMTC bus from Chinnaswamy Stadium to Marathalli, Jayanagar 4th block, Majestic Kempegowda Bus Stand, Rajaji Nagar, Shivajinagar and Indiranagar are avaialble.