Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadiums in the world
Cricket is a very popular game all over the world. It is the second-most loved sport in the world. As day by day cricket is becoming more popular so it’s become a big task for cricket managements to make big and quality stadiums for their country people. Every year many people want to watch cricket from the stadium, but due to shortage of seats didn’t give them a chance to watch cricket from the stadium. There are many biggest stadiums in the world where a large number of people get a chance to watch cricket from the stadium. So, today we will see the top 10 biggest cricket stadiums in the world.
10. EKANA STADIUM
In the last 2-3 years, Uttar Pradesh (UP) has become a famous city all over the world because they manufactured many new things. EKANA stadium is also one of the examples of this. This stadium is in Lucknow (The city of Nawabs). It was established in 2017. The audience seating capacity of this stadium is 50,000. The first international match was conducted between India and West Indies on 6th November 2018.
9. ADELAIDE OVAL STADIUM
A country like Australia is very famous for the stadiums. Nowadays their stadiums are becoming more attractive among people. As a result, a large number of people can watch matches from stadiums. This stadium is in Adelaide (the city of Australia). It was established in 1871. A total of 53,583 people can sit in this stadium. Also, the ground name is Adelaide oval due to its oval shape. Also on this ground, the first international match was played between England and Australia in 1864.
8. DY PATIL STADIUM
The DY Patil stadium is a very famous stadium in India. It is located in Navi Mumbai. It was established in 2008. The audience seating capacity of this ground is 55,000. This stadium also uses for football matches. Many matches conducted in this stadium, especially the IPL 2008 and 2010 final. Therefore, all these factors made this stadium count in the top 10 biggest cricket stadiums in the world.
7. JAWAHARLAL NEHRU STADIUM
This stadium is situated in Kochi. The stadium was established in 1996. A total of 55,000 audiences can sit in this stadium at the same time. However, this stadium hosts two sports, cricket, and football. The very first cricket match was played between India and Australia in 1988. Till now this stadium has hosted many cricket and football matches.
6. GREEN FIELD STADIUM
This stadium is very beautiful. It is located in Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala). Especially this stadium uses for both cricket and football. Almost 55,000 people can sit in this stadium. This stadium established in 2014. In this Stadium, the first cricket match was played between India and Australia in 2017.
5. RAJIV GANDHI STADIUM
The Rajiv Gandhi stadium is amongst the famous stadiums in India. Therefore every year many matches hosted on this ground. It is located in Telangana(Hyderabad). It was established in 2003. The audience capacity of this stadium is 60,000. India and New Zealand get honored to play the first cricket match in this stadium. Also, this is home ground for SRH(Sunrisers Hyderabad) in the Ipl Match.
4. SVNSIC STADIUM
SVNSIC stadium stands for Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium. I am sure that most people never heard about this stadium. So this stadium was established in 2008. It is located in Raipur (Chhattisgarh). The audience capacity of this stadium is 65,000. Many cricketers for example Sunil Gavaskar praise this stadium. Till now not a single international match hosted in this stadium.
3. EDEN GARDENS STADIUM
Eden Garden is one of the oldest stadiums in India. It was built in 1864. It is located in Kolkata and the audience seating capacity of this stadium is 68,000. This stadium is a home ground of IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders. In 1934, India and England get the chance to play the first cricket match here. After that, many International cricket matches played on this ground. Also, Many IPL matches played on this ground.
2. MELBOURNE CRICKET STADIUM
Melbourne is the most liked cricket stadium in Australia. Also, It is amongst the oldest cricket Stadium. It is located in Melbourne (Australia). This stadium was established in 1853. The audience seating capacity of this stadium is 100,024. So, it makes this stadium the second biggest cricket stadium in the world. Also, the first cricket match played in this stadium was in 1977.
1. MOTERA CRICKET STADIUM (Narendra Modi Stadium)
People also know this stadium by the name Narendra Modi stadium. It is located in Ahmedabad (Gujrat). This stadium was fully constructed in 1982. Later it gets reconstructed and becomes the biggest cricket stadium in the world. This is a very proud movement for the Indian people. Now, after reconstruction, the audience seating capacity of this stadium is 110,000 which is more than Melbourne cricket ground. The construction cost of this stadium was almost 700 crore. So this stadium comes first on the list of the top 10 biggest cricket stadiums in the world.