Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadiums In The World 2017
Cricket is the most popular game in all over the world, 7 people out of 10 love to cricket, this game is very interesting and joyfully outdoor game. Cricket play in stadium & off-course cricket has the big fan following that’s why need more space for fan and playground area also need more space because at the same time 11 player play in fielding side and 2 players from batting side.
Today I’m researching top ten biggest cricket stadiums in the world as per maximum capacity of audience & playing area we also consider.
Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Maharashtra is capital of Cricket India, our list is a stadium located at Gahunje. This is in close vicinity of Pune in Maharashtra, India. The stadium was established in month of April 2012 and it has a capacity of audience 55000. The architect of this stadium was Hopkins Architects and it is being operated by Pune Stadium Limited as Govt. undertaking authority.
Feroz Shah Kotla Ground
Delhi’s one of the continue operational cricket stadium Feroz Shah Kotla Ground was built in 1883. It can hold 55,000 fans and ties for the sixth biggest cricket stadium in the world. This stadium is the second oldest functional cricket grounds in India.
This stadium is located in Harbour Esplanade in Docklands and the capacity of this stadium is 56347. The stadium was opened in month of March 2000 and the total construction cost of this stadium was A$460 million. As per the information available, the architect of the stadium was Daryl Jackson
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium
On 5th rank, we have Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium which is located in Raipur in Chattisgarh, MP. The stadium was opened in September 2008 and the owner of this stadium is a government of Chhattisgarh. The total capacity of this stadium is close to 60000 but the exact capacity is not known.
DY Patil Stadium
Built in 2008, DY Patil Stadium is located in India. It holds 55,000 fans and is one of four other stadiums ranked in sixth place on this list of biggest cricket stadiums. Besides the cricket grounds, this stadium also has 9 tennis courts, 4 indoor badminton courts, and an Olympic-sized swimming pool.
Trivandrum International Stadium
Trivandrum International Stadium is located in Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala in India. The ground has a capacity of 50000 fans and the surface of the ground is of grass. The stadium was inaugurated on 26 January 2015 and the total construction cost of this amazing stadium was Rs 309 crore. In addition to this, the stadium has been designed by the College Design of Mumbai.
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Located in Hyderabad, India, this stadium holds 60,000 fans at capacity and tries for a fifth biggest cricket stadium in the world. It is the home to the Hyderabad Cricket Association and named after the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium (JNIS)
Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium is the second largest cricket stadium in India with a capacity of 75,000 fans. Its strong high powered floodlights produce a high-level telecast. Team India calls this stadium home.
Melbourne Cricket Ground
The oldest and 2nd largest cricket stadium in the world is Melbourne Cricket Ground. Maximum capacity of 100,024 fans, it was the first stadium to ever host a one day international cricket event. Located in Australia, it also holds the record for highest light towers at any sporting event.
No sporting event is complete without thousands of fans cheering on their teams. Cricket, especially, thrives on the pride and joy of its fans. This list of the top ten biggest cricket stadiums in the world is compiled of awesome and iconic stadiums where fans go to enjoy this popular game.
Eden Located in Kolkata, India, Eden Gardens is the largest cricket stadium in the world and the largest cricket stadium in India also. This stadium has been called “Makka of cricket” Eden Gardens has a maximum capacity of 1,00,100 spectators and was built in 1864.