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India has 8 of the 'Top 10' largest cricket stadiums in the world

Eight of the 10 largest cricket stadiums in the world are located in India, two of which are in Kerala, one in Kochi and the other in Thiruvananthapur



Eight of the 10 largest cricket stadiums in the world are located in India, two of which are in Kerala, one in Kochi and the other in Thiruvananthapuram. The largest cricket stadium in the world is located in Gujarat, India and the second in Melbourne, Australia.

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India has 8 of the 'Top 10' largest cricket stadiums in the world

Cricket is one of the most popular sports in Asia, Australia, Europe and Africa. When entertainment is popular, the venues for it are just as important, In this article, we will take a look at the top ten cricket stadiums in the world and their capacity.

1. Motera Cricket Stadium, Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Motera Cricket Stadium, Ahmedabad, GujaratImage Credit: Sportstime247

Motera Cricket Stadium is also known as Sardar Patel Stadium, situated in Ahmedabad, Gujarat was constructed in 1982. This Huge stadium of the world is having the capacity to host 115,000 viewers. In 2015 the stadium was closed and rebuilt on February 2020, with an estimated cost of ₹800 crores (US$110 million).

2. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia

Melbourne Cricket Ground, AustraliaImage Credit: MCG

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), with a sitting capacity of 100,024 viewers, is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park. This stadium is founded and managed by the Melbourne Cricket Club, it is one of the most iconic grounds in the sport.

3. Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India

Eden Gardens, Kolkata, IndiaImage Credit: Wikipedia

Eden Gardens was built in 1864, it is the oldest cricket stadium in India can host 66,349 fans for a game. Eden Gardens is also called the “Mecca of Indian cricket”, in 1987, Eden Gardens became the second stadium to host a World Cup final.

4. Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur, ChhattisgarhImage Credit: TripInvites

Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium was constructed in 2008, with a capacity to host 65,000 members, this ground hosted its first-ever match in 2010, the match between Canada and Chhattisgarh Ranji team. This ground has not played any international matches yet.

5. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, India

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, IndiaImage Credit: Sportsmatik

The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is located in the eastern suburb of Uppal of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. This stadium has constructed in 2003, with a capacity of 60,000 guests. This stadium has witnessed for the opener and final of 2017 Indian Premier League, and also the final of 2019 Indian Premier League.

6. Greenfield International Stadium, Trivandrum, India

Greenfield International Stadium, Trivandrum, IndiaImage Credit: Explore My Ways

The Sports Hub, Trivandrum is also known as Greenfield International Stadium, having a seating capacity of 5,000, was built in 2014, and the first cricket match played in here on 2017 November, between India and New Zealand. This is a multipurpose stadium in Kerala, located at Kariavattom in Thiruvananthapuram city, plays both football and cricket. This is It is India's first DBOT (design, build, operate and transfer) model outdoor stadium.

7. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi, India

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi, IndiaImage Credit: The Week

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium of Kochi is also known as Kaloor Stadium, constructed as a multipurpose stadium to host Cricket and football matches. It was built in 1996 with a capacity of 55,000 viewers.

8. DY Patil Sports Stadium, Navi Mumbai, India

DY Patil Sports Stadium, Navi Mumbai, IndiaImage Credit: DY Patil University

DY Patil Stadium is a 55,000-seater multipurpose stadium to host both cricket and football games, was constructed in 2008, located at D. Y. Patil campus at Nerul in Navi Mumbai. 2008 Indian Premier League Final and 2010 Indian Premier League Final are conducted here, but this stadium is not yet hosted any international cricket matches.

9. Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, Australia

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide, AustraliaImage Credit: South Australian Cricket Association

Adelaide Oval is an oval-shaped sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia, was built in 1871, with a fan capacity of 53,583. This ground hosted its first international in December 1884, a Test match between Australia and England.

10. Ekana International Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, India

Ekana International Cricket Stadium, Lucknow, IndiaImage Credit: Mehler Texnologies

Ekana International Cricket Stadium referred as Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium or BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium was built in 2017, and one of the newest cricket stadiums in India. This stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000 fans. The stadium hosted its first international match, a Twenty20 International (T20I) between India and the West Indies.

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