1st Test, India vs SA 2015: 5 interesting facts you must know about Mohali

Shikhar Dhawan's 187 on Test debut is the highest individual score at Mohali.

Last Updated: Nov 05, 2015, 13:28 PM IST
1st Test, India vs SA 2015: 5 interesting facts you must know about Mohali

New Delhi: After plenty of action in limited-overs cricket, Virat Kohli-led India take on Hashim Amla-led South Africa for the first Test match at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali, Chandigarh.

As the two sides sweat it out in the longest format of the game, here are some interesting facts about Mohali you must know:

Punjab Cricket Association Stadium got its first Test in 1994 when West Indies toured India. The visitors won the match by 243 runs.

Javagal Srinath’s 45/6 against New Zealand in 1999 is the best bowling figures in an innings at PCA Stadium.

India have played 11 Tests at the venue and have won five of them. India’s only loss at Mohali came against West Indies while five matches ended being drawn.

In 2013, Shikhar Dhawan made his Test debut at PCA Stadium memorable as he slammed 187 runs. It is the highest individual score at the venue. India won the match by six wickets.

Amb Sahib Gurdwara, The Sikh Museum and The Rose Garden are some of the tourist attractions in Mohali.