Top 10 Largest Cricket Stadiums

Largest Cricket Stadiums

Cricket is worlds 2nd most popular sports with 2.5 billion fans. Watching cricket on television doesn’t give the same pleasure as watching it at a large crowded stadium with full of other fans. There are lots of great stadiums but we are picking top 10 largest cricket stadiums for you.

  1. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia
  2. Eden Gardens, India
  3. ANZ stadium, Australia
  4. Gadhafi Stadium, Pakistan
  5. Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, India
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, India
  7. Docklands Stadium. Australia,
  8. Adelaide Oval, Australia,
  9. Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, India
  10. Eden Park, New Zealand

 

Top 10 Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

  1. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG):

Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

Location: Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Capacity: 100,024

First built in 1853

First Test: Australia vs England, 1877

First ODI: Australia vs England, 1971

First T20I: Australia vs India, 2008

Also known as ‘MCG’ or simply “The G”. It is famous for hosting the first ever Test match and first ever ODI match. Its most popular event is annual ‘Boxing Day’ Test.

 

  1. Eden Gardens:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

Location: BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Capacity: 90,000

First built in 1864

First Test: India vs England, 1934

First ODI: India vs Pakistan, 1987

First T20I: India vs England, 2011

This stadium is also called “Cricket’s answer to the Colosseum”. It’s also the home ground IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

 

  1. ANZ stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

Location: Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, Australia

Capacity: 83,500

First built in 1999

First T20I: Australia vs India, 2012

It is also known as ‘Australia Stadium’ or ‘Telstra Stadium’. It is the home ground of New South Wales Blues.

 

  1. Gadhafi Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

Location: Hafeez Kardar Road, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Capacity: 67,000

First built in 1959

First Test: Pakistan Vs Australia, 1959

First ODI: Pakistan Vs England, 1978

First T20I: Pakistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2015

On March 3, 2009, Sri Lanka Cricket team’s bus was attacked by armed militants on the way to this stadium. 8 Sri Lankan players were injured.

 

  1. Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

Location: Uppal, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Capacity: 65,000

First built in 2003

First Test: India vs New Zealand, 2010

First ODI: India vs South Africa, 2005

This ground is the home ground IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad.

 

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

Location: Banerji Road, Kaloor, Kochi, Kerala, India

Capacity: 60,000

First built in 1996

First ODI: India Vs Australia, 1998

No Test or T20I matches were held in this stadium.

 

  1. Docklands Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

Location: 740 Bourke St, Docklands, Victoria, Australia

Capacity: 56347

First built in 2000

First ODI: Australia vs South Africa, 2000

 

  1. Adelaide Oval:

 

Largest Cricket Stadiums

Location: War Memorial Dr, North Adelaide, Australia

Capacity: 53,583

First built in 1871

First Test: Australia vs England, 1884

First ODI: Australia vs West Indies, 1975

First T20I: Australia vs England, 2011

This ground is the home ground of BBL franchise Adelaide Strikers.

 

  1. Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India

Capacity: 52,000

First built in 2012

First Test: India vs Australia, 2017

First ODI: India vs Australia, 2017

First T20I: India vs England, 2012

This ground is the home ground IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiants.

 

  1. Eden Park:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

 

Location: Reimers Ave, Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand

Capacity: 50,000

First built in 1900

First Test: New Zealand vs England, 1930

First ODI: New Zealand vs India, 1976

First T20I: New Zealand vs Australia, 2005

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