Green Park Stadium
Green Park Stadium is a 60,000 capacity floodlit multi-purpose stadium located in Kanpur, India, and the home of the Uttar Pradesh cricket team. The stadium is under the control of the Sports Department Uttar Pradesh. It is the only international cricket stadium in Uttar Pradesh that has hosted many international cricket matches of both Test and One Day format.

The Green Park Stadium is named after Madam Green who used practice Horse-Riding here in 1940's It is located in Civil Lines area in the north east part of Kanpur city near the banks of river Ganga which can be seen flowing just behind the stadium. There is no stadium in India where Students Gallery is available other than Green Park Stadium.Green Park has the largest manually operated scoreboard in the world.Besides it also has video screens which are used during international matches. India's first Test win over Australia in December 1959 was at the Green Park ground. It was also the first match to be played on a turf wicket here. . Off-spinner Jasubhai Patel's 14 wickets were instrumental in ensuring India's win. In 1958/9 Subhash Gupte took nine West Indian wickets in an inning for 102 runs, and had Lance Gibbs - the only batsman he missed - dropped by wicket keeper Naren Tamhane. Since 1957 India has lost only twice at Kanpur, to the West Indies on both occasions. When Subhash Gupte’s dream spell was overshadowed by Wes Hall’s 10 wickets in 1958 and later when India’s 1983 world cup euphoria was cut short by Malcolm Marshall’s fearsome bowling.

The ends are known as the Mill Pavilion End and the Hostel End. These are named after the Elgin Mill and Dav College which are close to the stadium.

The pitch at Green Park has traditionally assisted the spinners and there have been some great performances by the likes of Jasubhai Patel and Subhash Gupte etc.

Future of the stadium
The Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association is talking to the UP Government to buy this stadium on a lease of 15 ”“ 15 years each for the future expansion of this stadium and to improve its ability to host International matches of all formats including the IPL.

Cricket World Cup
This stadium has hosted One Day International (ODI) matches when India hosted the Cricket World Cup. i. 1987 Cricket World Cup ii. 1996 Cricket World Cup 1987 Cricket World Cup 1. October 21, 1987 : West Indies v/s Sri Lanka WI: 236/8 (50 overs): Phil Simmons 89 (126), Ravi Ratnayeke 3/41 (10 overs) SL: 211/8 (50 overs): Arjuna Ranatunga 86* (100), Patrick Patterson 3/31 (10 overs) Result: West Indies won by 25 runs Umpires: Amanullah Khan and Mahboob Shah Man of the Match: Phil Simmons