World’s Biggest Cricket Stadiums according to their sizes
ByMindstood Staff March 04, 2019
Cricket is one of the craziest sports in this world. Most of the people are fond of this 22-yard pitch. If you are one of those crazy fans then you must visit to the Cricket Stadium to watch the live sport of your favourite team, you may wonder to know where you visit once or frequently to support your team, that stadium has the ranking in 1 to 10. Have a look at the world’s biggest Cricket Stadiums according to their sizes.
10. EDEN Park
It is the biggest stadium of New Zealand, situated in central Auckland. From the beginning it was not like todays, after the re-modelling of this stadium now it has a good capacity of 50,000 viewers. It was inaugurated in 1900.
09. ADELAIDE OVAL
This stadium got its name by its oval shape and it is located at North Adelaide, South Australia. This is the second largest stadium in Australia. The date of Establishment of this stadium was in 1871. The capacity of this place is 50,083. The first cricket test match was held at this stadium, between England VS Australia on 12th to 16th Dec 1884.
08. Sardar Patel Stadium
This one is also situated in India, and enlisted its name in the place of 8th biggest cricket stadium in the world. Sardar Patel Stadium is also known as Motera Stadium which is the common and very popular venue for the ODI, Test and T20I matches. It contains 54,000 capacity at a time. It was founded on 1982 in Ahmedabad.
07. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
As per the capacity of holding the viewers this stadium has taken the place of 7th in the world biggest cricket stadium list. It is situated in Hyderabad and inaugurated in 2004. 55,000 cricket lovers can enjoy the live match at a time.
06. Gaddafi Stadium
Muammar Gaddafi, a Libyan Leader of Pakistan, this stadium is name after this famous leader. It is situated in Lahore at 1959 but it had been refurbished before the ICC Cricket World Cup of 1996. During the world cup it holds the crowd of 60000 persons at a time.
05. Raipur International Cricket Stadium
It is the fifth biggest stadium in the world but 3rd largest cricket ground in India. The Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium is the newly opened stadium at Raipur which formed in 2004 in Chhattisgarh. This is the 5th biggest stadium due to its capacity of holding 65000 spectators’ seat at a time.
04 Eden Gardens
Kolkata, the place of Prince Sourav Ganguly and the home town of the IPL cricket team the Kolkata Knight Riders, the Bengal team. This is the India’s largest stadium, and 4th in the whole world, that’s why it is called as the “cricket’s answer to the Colosseum”. It has the capacity of holding 66,349 crowd at a time. The foundation date of this ground is 1864.
03 Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium
This international stadium is situated in Kochi, Kerala. It has the strength of holding 75000 spectators at a time, and this capacity makes it the world 3rd biggest stadium. The most interesting facts of this stadium is it is the noisiest which can make you deaf if 75000 crowd cheers at a time.
02 ANZ Stadium
ANZ Stadium is also known as the Stadium Australia, and it is used for multiple functions. It is situated in Sydney, and founded in 1999. This second biggest stadium has the impressive capacity of holding the spectators, i.e. 82,500.
01 Melbourne Cricket Ground
“The G” is situated in Yarra Park, Melbourne, and this stadium was opened in 1853. Melbourne Cricket Ground is the World largest and biggest stadium as it has the capacity of 100,024. The highest spectators came in the Test of Aus vs Eng, i.e. 91, 092.