05 October, 2019

Biggest Cricket Stadiums in the World

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Cricket Stadiums

A cricket field is a large place on which the game of cricket is played. It is oval in shape. There are no fixed dimensions for the cricket ground. It usually diameter varies between 450 feet and 500 feet.

There are many varieties of cricket grounds. Some grounds are almost perfect circles, some elongated ovals and some entirely irregular shapes but they will have entirely curved boundaries.

Cricket Stadiums in the World

Stadiums in Sri Lanka
1R.Premadasa StadiumColomboCricket35000
2Galle International StadiumGalleCricket35,000
3Pallekele International Cricket StadiumPallekeleCricket35000
4Mahinda Rajapaksa International StadiumHambantotaCricket34,300
5Rangiri Dambulla International StadiumDambullaCricket16,800
6Tyronne Fernando StadiumMoratuwaCricket16000
7P. Sara OvalColomboCricket15000
8Sinhalese Sports Club GroundColomboCricket10000
9Asgiriya StadiumKandyCricket10,000
10Colombo Cricket Club GroundColomboCricket6000
Stadiums in Bangladesh
1Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium DhakaCricket25,416
2Khan Shaheb Osman Ali StadiumFatullahCricket25,000
3Chittagong StadiumChittagongCricket22,000
4Sylhet International Cricket StadiumSylhetCricket18,500
5Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury StadiumPahartaliCricket18,148
6Sheikh Abu Naser StadiumKhulnaCricket15,000
Stadiums in Pakistan
1Jinnah Stadium, Gujranwala PunjabCricket40,000
2Jinnah Stadium Sialkot PunjabCricket40,000
3Multan Cricket Stadium PunjabCricket35,000
4Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium PunjabCricket28,000
5Gaddafi StadiumLahoreCricket27,000
6Arbab Niaz StadiumPeshawarCricket20,000
7Sargodha Cricket Stadium PunjabCricket20,000
8Ibn-e-Qasim Bagh StadiumPunjabCricket18,000
9Iqbal StadiumPunjabCricket18,000
10Bahawal StadiumPunjabCricket15000
Stadiums in Australia
1Melbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneCricket1,00,024
2Adelaide OvalAdelaideCricket53,500
3Sydney Cricket GroundSydneyCricket46,000
4The GabbaWoolloongabbaCricket42,000
5W.A.C.A. GroundPerthCricket24,500
6Manuka OvalCanberraCricket16,000
7Marrara Cricket GroundDarwinCricket‎12,500
8Cricket VictoriaSt Kilda VICCricket7,000
Stadiums in New Zealand
1McLean ParkNapierCricket19,700
2Basin ReserveWellingtonCricket11,600
3Hagley OvalChristchurchCricket8,000
4Saxton OvalNelsonCricket6,000
Stadiums in England
1Lord's Cricket GroundUKCricket30,000
2The Brit OvalLondonCricket ‎25,500
3edgbaston birmingham cricket groundBirminghamCricket25,000
4The OvalKenningtonCricket23,500
5Yorkshire Cricket GroundLeedsCricket18,350
6Bristol County GroundBristolCricket17,500
7Ageas BowlHampshireCricket16,500
4Sophia Gardens-Cardiff Cricket15,643
7Trent BridgeWest BridgfordCricket17,500
Stadiums in South Africa
1Kingsmead Cricket GroundDurbanCricket25,500
2Imperial Wanderers StadiumSandtonCricket34,000
3De Beers Diamond OvalPretoriaCricket22,000
4Centurion Supersport ParkPretoriaCricket22,000
Stadiums in West Indies
1Kensington Oval BarbadosBarbadosCricket28,000
2Bourda Cricket GroundGuyanaCricket25,000
3Sabina Park KingstonJamaicaCricket15,600
4Queen's Park OvalTrinidad & TobagoCricket 20,000
5Darren Sammy Cricket GroundSt LuciaCricket15,000
6Providence StadiumJamaicaCricket15,000
7Guyana Cricket Stadium GeorgetownGuyanaCricket15,000
8Antigua Recreation GroundAntigua & BarbudaCricket12,000
Stadiums in Zimbabwe
1Queens Sports ClubBulawayoCricket12,497
2Bulawayo Athletic ClubBulawayoCricket12,000
3Harare Sports ClubZimbabweCricket10,000
Stadiums in United Arab Emirates
1Dubai International StadiumDubaiCricket25,000
2Sheikh Zayed StadiumAbu DhabiCricket20,000
3Sharjah Cricket StadiumSharjahCricket17,000
Stadiums in India
1Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket StadiumJalandharCricket 55,000
2Sardar Vallabhai Patel Motera StadiumAhmedabadCricket 54,000
3MA Chidambaram StadiumChennaiCricket50,000
4Vidarbha Cricket Association StadiumNagpurCricket45,000
5Arun Jaitley StadiumDelhiCricket41,820
6Barkatullah Khan StadiumJodhpurCricket40,000
7M.Chinnaswamy StadiumBangaloreCricket40,000
8Wankhede StadiumMumbaiCricket33,108
9Green Park StadiumKanpurCricket32,000
10Sawai Mansingh StadiumJaipurCricket30,000

Key Points:

  • The biggest cricket stadium in the world is Melbourne Cricket Ground with a total capacity of 100,024.
  • The largest cricket stadium in the world and largest cricket stadium in the world by size is also Melbourne Cricket Ground.
  • The highest cricket grounds in the world is Chail Cricket ground. The ground is located at an altitude of 2,444 meters.
  • Top 10 cricket stadiums in the world are Melbourne Cricket Ground, Eden Gardens, Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Greenfield International Stadium, Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. DY Patil Sports Stadium, Adelaide Oval, Ekana International Cricket Stadium, Docklands Stadium.
  • The smallest cricket stadium in the world by boundary is Feroz Shah Kotla Ground located in Delhi. It is the smallest international cricket ground as per size.
  • Top 5 cricket stadiums in the world are Melbourne Cricket Ground, Eden Gardens, Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket StadiumShaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Greenfield International Stadium.
  • Covered cricket stadium in the world is Docklands Stadium located in Australia.
  • Which are the best cricket stadium in the world, most beautiful cricket stadiums in the world, and the most popular cricket stadium in the world? 1. Lord's Cricket Stadium, London, 2. Queenstown Event Centre, New Zealand. 3.Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala, India. 4. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia. 5. Pukekura Park Cricket Stadium, New Zealand. 6. Eden Gardens, Kolkata, India. 7. Galle International Stadium, Sri Lanka.
  • Upcoming cricket stadiums in the world are 1. Gwalior International Cricket Stadium, India (Capacity - 60000), 2. Purbachal International Cricket Stadium, Bangladesh (Capacity - 70000).
  • Which is the first cricket stadium in the world? The first officially recognized cricket ground in the world was the Melbourne Cricket Ground located in Melbourne, Victoria in Australia.
  • The second-largest cricket stadium in the world is Eden Gardens located in India.

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