They say watching a game on a television set doesn’t really give you the same feel as the one you get being at any one of largest stadiums in the world. We’ve put in an effort to compile a list of largest stadiums and further refined it for this post to top 10 biggest cricket stadiums in the world.
Cricket is a well-loved sport not only in Europe but in the rest of the world. When watching the Cricket World Cup, the experience is always best when shared with thousands of other fans in the biggest stadiums all over the world. However, the concentration of the largest cricket grounds are in the countries of Australia and India. The best places to watch a championship game are at the following stadiums:
Roop Singh Stadium and Green Park Stadium
Both located in India, these two stadiums can hold as many as 45,000 fans at a time. These stadiums are located in Gwalio and Kanpur respectively.
The 9th spot still goes to India, courtesy of this stadium located in Visakhapatnam. The grounds can hold as many as 46,000 spectators and is the home of the Andhra Cricket Team, the Indian Cricket Team, and the Deccan Chargers.
Located in New Zealand, this cricket stadium in Auckland can hold as many as 50,000 raging fans. It is the home of the Auckland Aces and the New Zealand National Team.
Jawaharlal Nehru, Pune, Rajiv Gandhi, and Sardar Patel Cricket Stadiums
These four stadiums are all found in India, more particularly in Kochi, Pune, Hyderabad, and Ahmedabad. All of them are ranked in the seventh spot as each of them carries the same capacity of 55,000 fans. Local teams tend to play in these stadiums.
MA Chidambaram Stadium
Although it ranks sixth here, the MA Chidambaram Stadium is actually tied in the 5th spot with Pakistan’s Gaddafi Stadium. Located in Chennai, India, this is where the Tamil Nadu Cricket Team and the Chennai Super Kings play.
The Gaddafi Stadium is found in Pakistan, more particularly in the city of Lahore. It can hold as many as 60,000 spectators and is the home of the Pakistan cricket team, the Lahore Eagles, and the Lahore Lions.
Raipur International Cricket Stadium
Still located in India, this Cricket Stadium is the home of the Delhi Daredevils. The stadium is the biggest in Naya Raipur and can hold as many as 65,000 fanatic cricket viewers at a time.
The ANZ Stadium is located in Australia and is the biggest cricket ground in Sydney. It can hold as many as 83,500 people. The teams that play here are the Australia National Team and the New South Wales Blues.
As far as crowd capacity is concerned, the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India ranks second in the biggest cricket grounds list. The stadium can hold as many as 90,000 people at a time.
Melbourne Cricket Ground
The Australians are indeed, one of the biggest fans of cricket in the whole world. And it is seen by the capacity of their home team’s cricket stadium. This particular one can accommodate more than 100,000 fans and spectators. The stadium is home to the Australia National Team, the Victorian Bushrangers, and the Victorian Spirit. Here you can visit Quick Recap Of Top 10 Cricket Players On Field