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JINNAH GARDEN. Bagh-e-Jinnah park hosts a famous cricket ground  .LAHORE PAKISTAN  By Muhammad Naeem Ghauri | by Naeem Ghauri
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JINNAH GARDEN. Bagh-e-Jinnah park hosts a famous cricket ground .LAHORE PAKISTAN By Muhammad Naeem Ghauri

Bagh-e-Jinnah park hosts a famous cricket ground since 1885, built for the entertainment of government officers and civil servants. The ground maintained its Test Status from 1955 till 1959 when the venue moved to Gaddafi Stadium.Bagh-e-Jinnah (Urdu: باغ جناح ) (or Jinnah's Garden) is a historical park in the city of Lahore, Pakistan. It was formerly known as Lawrence Gardens. Today, the large green spacecontains a botanical garden, a mosque, and Jinnah library situated in a Victorian building.

There are also entertainment and sports facilities within the park that comprise of an open-air theatre, a restaurant, tennis courtsand the Gymkhana Cricket Ground. It is located on Lawrence Road next to Lahore Zoo, directly across from The Governor'sHouse on The Mall.

 

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Taken on February 5, 2011