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Top 10 Biggest Cricket Grounds around the world

Melbourne Cricket Ground currently holding the top position in biggest cricket grounds around the world by capacity. See top ten list.

Ankit Kanaujia
Last updated: 26.09.2023
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In India, Cricket is not just a sport for it's a religion.This kind of obsession leads to some really beautiful grounds around the world that make watching the game even more pleasurable. Here are 10 biggest(capacity) cricket grounds around the world.

10) DY Patil Stadium

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DY Patil stadium is situated in Nerul,Mumbai,Maharashtra,India.     This stadium has all the facilities of an international football and a cricket stadium.The stadium was officially inaugurated on 4 March 2008.

Seating capacity of this ground is 55,000. This is the ninth largest cricket ground in India.This stadium also has other facilities including 9 tennis hard courts,4 indoor badminton courts and an Olympic sized swimming pool.

9) Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium

Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium is located at Gahunje near Pune Maharashtra,India.The stadium was established in April 2012.

Seating capacity of this ground is 55000.The stadium was designed by British architecture company, Hopkins Architects.

8) Feroz Shah Kotla Ground

Feroz Shah Kotla Ground is located at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi.This stadium was built in 1883.The stadium is the second oldest functional cricket grounds in India.

Seating capacity of this ground is also 55000.Since 2008 the stadium has been the home venue of the Delhi Daredevils of the Indian Premier League.

7) Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium is a multi-purpose international stadium situated in Kochi, kerala, India.The stadium is used mostly for association football and cricket matches.

This stadium was built in 1996 by the government of Kerala with Greater Cochin Development Authority. Seating capacity of this ground is also 55000.

6) Greenfield Stadium

The Sports Hub, Trivandrum, commonly known as Greenfield International Stadium is located at Kariavattom in Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala, India. Seating capacity of this ground is 55000.

The Greenfield stadium became India’s 50th International cricket venue on 7 November 2017 when it hosted a T20I against New Zealand.

5) Docklands Stadium

Dockland Stadium is located at the Docklands precinct of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Construction of this stadium was completed in 2000 at a cost of A $460 million.

Venue capacity of this ground is 56,347. The stadium also hosts Melbourne Victory Association football home matches,one-off rugby league and rugby union matches as well.

4) Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium is situated in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is also the home ground of Hyderabad Cricket Association. It was established in 2003.

It has capacity of 60,000 and extends across 16 acres of land. On the retirement of VVS Laxman, the HCA decided to honour the state hero by naming the North End after him.

3) Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium

This stadium is situated in the city of Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. It is the second largest stadium in India after Eden Gardens. It was established in 2008.

The stadium has a seating capacity of 65,000.The stadium is named after Veer Narayan Singh a landlord from Sonakhan who spearheaded the 1857 war Indian independence in chhattisgarh.

2) Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens, the largest stadium of India is situated in Kolkata, India and was established in 1864. The stadium gets its name Eden Gardens, one of the oldest parks in Kolkata, adjacent to the stadium, designed in 1841 and named after the Eden sisters of Lord Auckland, the then Governor-General of India.

Between 1987 and 2011, Eden Gardens had a seating capacity of 94,000. The stadium currently has a capacity of 68,000.

1) Melbourne Cricket Ground

This Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria. Melbourne Cricket Ground, the largest cricket ground around the world was established in 1853.

Seating capacity of this iconic stadium is 100,021. The first cricket match on this ground was played o 30 September 1854. First ODI on this ground was played between Australia and England on 5 January 1971.    


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