Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadiums in World

10. Ekana Cricket Stadium

Ekana Cricket Stadium (officially, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium) is an international standard cricket stadium Located in Lucknow, UP, India. The stadium was renamed after former Indian Prime Minister, late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. On the 6th of November 2018, a Twenty20 International match was hosted at the stadium between India and the West Indies, which made the venue the 52nd stadium in India to host an international cricket match. Rohit Sharma was the first cricket player to achieve four centuries in T20Is in that match and eventually, the Indian cricket team won that match by 71 runs.

9. D Y Patil Sports Stadium

The DY Patil Stadium is a football stadium in Neru in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, located at the DY-Patil campus. The stadium was inaugurated on 4 March 2008 and was the home ground of the IPL team Mumbai Indians briefly. IPL hosted three matches for the Mumbai Indians at this venue as well as the finals of Indian Premier League 2008 and 2010.

8. Adelaide Oval

The DY Patil Stadium is a football stadium in Neru in Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, located at the DY-Patil campus. The stadium was inaugurated on 4 March 2008 and was the home ground of the IPL team Mumbai Indians briefly. IPL hosted three matches for the Mumbai Indians at this venue as well as the finals of Indian Premier League 2008 and 2010.

8. Sports Hub (Greenfield International Stadium)

Greenfield International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kerala, used mainly for association football and cricket.
With a seating capacity for 50,000 spectators, the stadium has been constructed according to FIFA regulations and ICC norms
The stadium has been divided into four zones; the north zone, dedicated to cricket, the east zone for football, the south zone for shopping malls, and the food court. Each zone has a separate players’ lounge, gymnasium, media center, and stock room. Shopping malls and a food court are placed in the south zone. The adjacent pavilion houses the newest squash, volleyball, basketball, tennis courts, and a large pool of Olympic size.

7. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

It can be 55,000 hectares (65,000 m2) and covers 16 acres of land. The ends of the rock are called the End of the Pavilion. When VVS Laxman was retired, HCA decided, by naming the North End after him, to honor the hero of the state. It hosted five tests, 6 ODIs, and 2 T20Is from 3 March 2019. The opening and ending of the Indian Premier League 2017 took place in this stadium.

6. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

The name comes from India’s first Prime Minister. The 60,254 seats built stadium is mainly a venue for football and athletics and is designed to meet international stadium standards, established by the International Federation of Football Association (FRI) and by the Asian Football Association (AFC) and the International Athletics Association (IAAF).
It is in terms of seating capacity the fourth largest stage in India, the twenty-seventh largest stadion in Asia, and the tenth-largest on the planet. The stadium was substantially refurbished and upgraded to include a series of events and opening and closing ceremonies for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

5. Perth Stadium

With a construction cost of around $1.6 billion, Perth Stadium is one of the most expensive stadiums ever built in Australia.
It is operated by VenuesLive and owned by the Western Australian State Government.
Situated in the Burswood suburb, It was officially opened on 21 January 2018.
The stadium is the third-largest in Australia, with a capacity of over 60,000 people. For rectangular sports, the stadium can be extended to 65,000 seats.

4. Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium

The name comes from a landlord in Sonakhan who led Indian independence in Chhattisgarh in 1857, Veer Narayan Singh Binjhwar. It is India’s third-largest cricket stadium and the world’s fourth-largest. The seating capacity of the stadium is approximately 65,000. It was opened in 2008 and the first match in 2010 was played when the Cricket National Team in Canada arrived in India and played a practice match against the Chhattisgarh state team. In 2013, Delhi Daredevils in the India Premier League (IPL) declared the Stadium as the second home for the team and since that time hosted a significant number of matches.

3. Eden Gardens

Inaugurated in 1864, It is the oldest and second-largest cricket stadium in India. Eden Gardens is also referred to as the “Mecca of Indian cricket” and is the biggest cricket stadium in India. In this stage from 5 to 8 January 1934, India and England organized the first cricket match.

2. Melbourne Cricket Ground

It is the largest stadium in the southern hemisphere with a capacity of 100,000 and the 11th largest in the world and the second biggest cricket stadium in capacity after the Motera stadium.
It was established and managed by Melbourne Cricket Club.
This special arena hosted numerous renowned sports events, including the 1992 Cricket World Cup, the 1956 Olympic Games, and FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

1. Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium

As of 2020, Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium is the world’s largest cricket stadium with a capacity of 110, 000 spectators and the second largest overall. It belongs to the Gujarat Cricket Association and is the venue for test matches, ODI and T20I.
Besides cricket, several programs organized by the Gujarat Government are presented at the stadium. The Cricket World Cups were held here in 1987, 1996, and 2011. By 2020, 12 tests, 23 ODIs, and 1 T20I matches were hosted by the stadium.
The Stadium hosted “Namaste Trump” for US President Donald Trump’s opening visit on 24 February 2020.

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