Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium In The World

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Everyone likes watching cricket. When it come to watching matches on the ground, the size matters. So, today I am posting the list of “top 10 biggest cricket stadium in the world” . You will find some wonderful facts about your favorite stadiums like capacity, opening year and location.


Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium In The World


10. Eden Park :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Eden Park in central Auckland, is New Zealand’s largest stadium. After the re-development in 2010, now this cricket  ground has a capacity of 50,000. It is the largest ground in New Zealand.

Ground Information :

Location: Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand.

Establishment: 1900.

Capacity: 50,000.

Teams: New Zealand Cricket Team. Auckland Aces Cricket Team.

9.Adelaide Oval :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Due to its oval shape, this stadium is called Oval. The first cricket match at this stadium was played between Australia and England as a Test match on “12th to 16th December, 1884”.

Ground Information :

Location: North Adelaide, South Australia.

Establishment: 1871.

Capacity:50,083.

Teams: Australian Cricket Team. South Australian Cricket Team. Southern Redbacks.

8. Sardar Patel Stadium :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Sardar Patel Stadium (Motera Stadium) is one of the prime Cricket grounds of India. It is a regular venue for Test, ODI and T20I matches.

Ground Information :

Location: Motera, Ahmedabad, India.

Establishment: 1982.

Capacity:54,000.

Teams: Indian Cricket Team. Gujarat cricket team. Rajasthan Royals.

7. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is located in Hyderabad, India, and is currently used as the home ground of “Hyderabad state cricket team, and Sunrisers Hyderabad and the Deccan Chargers of the Indian Premier League”.

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This stadium was first proposed by “HCA to the government of Andhra Pradesh in 2003”. The name of this stadium was proposed by “former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy to honor the former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi”.

The stadium with its current official capacity of 55,000 is inducted in the seventh place in our list of Top 10 Largest Cricket Grounds in the World. The north end of this stadium was named after “Indian cricketer VVS Laxman” as a tribute upon his retirement from professional cricket.

Ground information :

Location: Uppal, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Establishment: 2004.

Capacity:55,000.

Teams: Indian Cricket Team. Hyderabad cricket team. Sunrisers Hyderabad.

6. Gaddafi Stadium :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Gaddafi Stadium is located in Lahore, Pakistan, and was named in honor of the former “Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in 1974” .

The stadium is the current home of Pakistan national team, Lahore Lions and Lahore Eagles. This stadium was designed by “Daghestani-born architect and engineer Nasreddin Murat-Khan and constructed by Mian Abdul Khaliq and Company in 1959”.

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This ground hosted the final of the 1996 ICC Cricket World Cup and also hosted the 1990 Hockey World Cup Final between Pakistan and Netherlands.

The stadium, with its current official capacity of 60,400, is inducted in the fourth place in our list of Top 10 Largest Cricket Grounds in the World. The Sri Lankan team was attacked by armed militants near this stadium on “3rd March 2009”. 

Ground information :

Location: Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.

Establishment: 1959.

Capacity:60,000.

Teams:Pakistan, Lahore cricket teams.

5. Raipur International Cricket Stadium :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

The Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium is a new cricket field in the city of Naya Raipur, India. It seats 65,000 spectators and was opened in 2008. It is the third largest cricket stadium in India.

Sunil Gavaskar had rated this stadium to as one of the best stadiums in the country. He had proposed to utilize it for all types of matches

Ground information :

Location: New Raipur, Chhattisgarh.

Establishment: 2008.

Capacity:65,000.

Teams:Delhi Daredevils.

4. Eden Gardens :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Eden Gardens is located in Kolkata, India, and is the current home of Bengal cricket team and IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. This stadium is the largest cricket stadium in India and is often referred as the “cricket’s answer to the Colosseum“.

The stadium hosted the historic “199th Test match of Sachin Tendulkar”. Eden Gardens with its current official capacity of 90,000 is inducted in the second place in our list of Top 10 Largest Cricket Grounds in the World.

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The stadium witnessed the highest score ever of “264 runs off 173 balls in ODI by Rohit Sharma during its 150th anniversary on 13th November, 2014”.

Eden Gardens is also referred to as one of the most iconic cricket stadiums in the planet and is the dream for any cricket star to achieve a great innings on the stadium in front of a huge crowd .

Ground information : 

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal.

Establishment: 1864.

Capacity:66,349.

Teams:Indian Cricket Team, Bengal Cricket Team, Kolkata Knight Riders.

3. Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium : 

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium is an international stadium in Kochi, Kerala. The capacity of 75,000 spectators making it the largest cricket stadium in India.

This stadium is famous to be the noisiest cricket stadium in the world. Its unique architecture converts the atmosphere into a deafening one with 75000 people cheering.

The stadium has unique lighting towers of 2 kW Floodlights. It can provide lighting levels for HD telecast. 

Ground information :

Location: Kaloor, Kochi, India.

Capacity: 75,000.

Teams: Indian Cricket Team. Kerala Cricket Team. Kochi Tuskers Kerala.

2.ANZ Stadium :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Stadium Australia, also known as ANZ Stadium due to their sponsorship reasons. It is a multi-purpose stadium from Sydney Olympic Park, in Sydney, Australia.

Ground information : 

Location: Sydney, Australia.

Opened: 1999.

Capacity: 82,500.

Teams: Australia National Cricket Team, New South Wales Blues, Sydney Thunder

1. Melbourne Cricket Ground :

Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium
Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadium

Melbourne Cricket Ground, nicknamed “The G”, is located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, and is the current home of Melbourne Cricket Club, Victoria Bushrangers and Melbourne Stars.

This ground is the largest stadium in Australia and the 13th-largest stadium in the world. MCG also features the highest light towers among any sports venue in the world.

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Melbourne Cricket Ground with its current official capacity of 100,024 is inducted in the top place in our list of Top 10 Largest Cricket Grounds in the World. This stadium witnessed its record audience of 130,000 in 1959 for a Billy Graham evangelistic crusade.

Melbourne Cricket Ground previously hosted matches of 1956 Summer Olympics, the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the 1992 Cricket World Cup and currently hosting matches of 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

Ground information :

Location: East Melbourne, Victoria.

Opened: 1853.

Capacity: 100,024.

Highest Attendance: 91,092 (Aus v Eng, Test, 26/12/2013).

Teams: Australia National Cricket Team, Victorian Bushrangers, Melbourne Stars .

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