List of Top 10 Biggest cricket stadiums in the world

At present time cricket is the most played game in the world. You can enjoy cricket by sitting on your sofa because nowadays, every match of cricket is streaming live on television and even on some OTT platforms.

But while we talk about watching the cricket from the stadium, nobody can explain that feeling.

So, here we are going to discuss top 10 biggest cricket ground in the world. Let’s have a look:

Top 10 Cricket Stadiums in the World By Capacity

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Top 10 Biggest cricket stadiums

1. Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium

The Motera stadium (india’s biggest cricket ground )is situated in Gujrat and was constructed in 1982. It is also known as Sardar Patel Stadium, and its spectator capacity was 49,000. But now this stadium is renovated in 2020, and now its spectator capacity is 1.32 Lacs.  It is now the world’s biggest cricket stadium.

Now the name has been changed, and now it is Narendra Modi Stadium.

Location: Ahmedabad, Gujrat

Built: 12 November 1983

Opened: Former Structure – 12 November 1983

New Structure (Unofficially) – 24 February 2020

New Structure (Officially) – 24 February 2021

Seating Capacity: 1.32 Lacs

2. Melbourne Cricket Ground

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is situated in Melbourne, Australia. It’s a 168-year-old stadium, opened in 1853. Before Narendra Modi StadiumMCG was the largest cricket stadium in the world.

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Built: 1853

Spectator Capacity: 1,00,024

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3. Eden Garden

Eden Garden is 2nd largest stadium in India and 3rd in the world. Eden Garden is also known as “Mecca of India Cricket” and is a cricket ground in Kolkata. It was established in 1864.

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal

Established: 1864

Capacity: 68,000

4. Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium

The best international cricket stadium in the world, according to former Indian cricketer and skipper Sunil Gavaskar. This stadium is in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. This stadium is not witnessed any international cricket match yet.

Location: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Established: 2008

Capacity: 65,000

5. Perth Stadium

It is a multi-purpose stadium and is also known as Optus Stadium. The stadium was completed in 2017 and opened on 21 January 2018 with a total capacity of 60,000. Perth Stadium is mostly used for Cricket and Football.

Location: Burswood, Western Australia

Opened: 21 January 2018

Capacity: 60,000

6. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

It is the home ground of the IPL cricket team Sunrises Hyderabad. The first match played on this ground between India & New Zealand was a test match from 12th to 16th November 2010.

Location: Hyderabad

Built: 2003

Capacity: 55,000

7. Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval is also a multi-purpose sports ground in Adelaide, South Australia. The Venue is generally used for Cricket and Football but also used to hold concerts as well as other sports.

Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Opened: 1871

Capacity: 53,500

8. M. A. Chidambaram Stadium

M. A. Chidambaram stadium was established in 1916 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. After Eden Gardens, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is the oldest in India. It named after former BCCI president M. A. Chidambaram. Also known as Chepauk Stadium.

Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Establishment: 1916

Capacity: 50,000

9. Docklands Stadium

Another multi-purpose stadium in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Also known as Marvel Stadium and mainly used for sports, entertainment, and Australian Rules football. It also hosts domestic T20 cricket matches.

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Opened: 9, March 2000

Capacity: 48,003

10. Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)

The sports stadium is in Sydney, Australia. The venue is generally used for ODI, Test, and T20 cricket, as well as rugby league and Australian rules football. This stadium is the home ground for Sydney Sixers and New South Wales Blue Cricket.

Location: Sydney, Australia

Establishment: 1848

Capacity: 48,000

So, these are the list of Largest cricket stadiums in the world.

Some FAQs

Which is the Largest Cricket Stadium in India?

Narendra Modi Stadium or Motera Stadium is the biggest cricket stadium in india.largest cricket stadium in the world

Which is the Largest Cricket Stadium in the world?

Narendra Modi Stadium

What is the seating capacity of Narendra Modi Stadium?

1.32 Lacs

Which country has the highest number of cricket grounds in the world?

India has the highest number of cricket stadiums in the world. i.e. 44

Which is the most beautiful cricket stadium in the world?

Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium in Dharmshala, India

Which is the smallest cricket stadium in the world?

Feroz Shah Kotla Ground in Delhi.

Which is the largest cricket ground in the world by boundary?

Sydney Cricket Ground

Which is the smallest international cricket stadium in the world?

Eden Park, Aukland (NewZealand)
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Which biggest cricket ground by boundary length in india?

Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur is the largest cricket stadium in India in terms of the field area. It has 80-yard straight boundaries and 85-yard square boundaries which gives the ground this feat. 

Top 5 Cricket Stadiums by capacity

RankGroundCapacityCityCountryHome team(s)
1Narendra Modi Stadium132,000Ahmedabad IndiaIndiaGujarat
2Melbourne Cricket Ground100,024Melbourne AustraliaAustraliaVictoriaMelbourne Stars
3Eden Gardens80,000Kolkata IndiaIndiaBengalKolkata Knight Riders
4Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium65,400Raipur IndiaIndiaChhattisgarhDelhi Capitals
5Perth Stadium60,000Perth AustraliaAustraliaWestern WarriorsPerth Scorchers

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