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10 Largest Cricket Stadiums in the World in 2024

By Akanksha - May 1, 2024 - Last updated on May 02, 2024 06:37 PM
10 Largest Cricket Stadiums in the World in 2024

Have you ever been to any cricket stadiums? If not, imagine a venue where thousands of cricket fans gather to support their favourite and ideal players.

You may feel like you're on cloud nine! The players' excitement, the clamour throughout the stadium, and everything else add to the enjoyment of the experience. Cricket, in addition to providing enjoyment, has various physical advantages. Welcome to this blog, where I will highlight some incredible destinations where you may experience all of these. I've presented a list of the world's largest cricket stadiums in this article. Read the blog to learn more.

10 largest Cricket Stadiums in the World in 2024

No. Cricket Stadium Seating Capacity Location
10 MA. Chidambaram Stadium 50,000 Chennai, India
9 Ekana Cricket Stadium 50,000 Lucknow, India
8 Adelaide Oval 53,583 Adelaide, Australia
7 Greenfield International Stadium 55,000 Thiruvananthapuram, India
6 Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium 55,000 Hyderabad, India
5 Perth Stadium 61,266 Perth, Australia
4 Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium 65,400 Raipur, India
3 Eden Gardens 68,000 Kolkata, India
2 Melbourne Cricket Ground 1,00,024 Melbourne, Australia
1 Narendra Modi Stadium 1,32,000 Ahmedabad, India

10. MA. Chidambaram Stadium

MA. Chidambaram Stadium

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India is home to the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, sometimes referred to as the Chepauk Stadium by fans of cricket. With about all of the stands' seats being yellow, the stadium can hold 50,000 spectators. The second-most successful IPL team, Chennai Super Kings (CSK), calls this stadium home, and it attracts a sizable and informed following of cricket enthusiasts. The first test match between India, captained by CK Nayudu, and England, captained by Douglas Jardine, took place here in 1933–1934. The second-ever drawn test match in Test cricket history took place during the 1986–1987 India vs. Australia match, which was played in Chepauk.

9. Ekana Cricket Stadium

Ekana Cricket Stadium

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The Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, which has seating for 50,000 people, is situated in Lucknow, one of the major Indian towns. After being built in 2017, this stadium was renamed in Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee's honour.

8. Adelaide Oval

Adelaide Oval

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Adelaide Oval, which can accommodate 53,583 people, is an Australian venue that dates back to 1871. It is among the biggest cricket stadiums in the world, and since the stadium's completion, Australian sports architecture has been booming. With several historical events stretching back to the 1980s, it is the eighth-largest stadium in the world.

7. Greenfield International Stadium

Greenfield International Stadium

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With a capacity of about 55,000 seats, the Greenfield International Cricket Stadium was built in Thiruvananthapuram, India, in 2015. In addition to an Olympic-sized swimming pool, the stadium has amenities including a spa and a clubhouse. Indoor table tennis, badminton, and volleyball are also available. With its use of landscape architecture, its architecture is beautiful. One of the biggest and best-equipped cricket venues in the world is the Greenfield International Stadium.

6. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

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The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad, India, was built in 2003 and has the biggest seating capacity at 55,000 seats. Considering the players' and the public's religious beliefs, the stadium also has a temple. The most admirable feature of this stadium is that a changing room designed with Vastu principles is included. Around 2010, the stadium staged its maiden cricket match, which was between India and New Zealand. It bears Rajiv Gandhi's name, the former Indian prime minister.

5. Perth Stadium

Perth Stadium

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Another of the biggest cricket stadiums in the world is Perth Stadium in Australia, which opened in 2018. It is situated in Perth, Australia, and can accommodate up to 61,266 people in total. It combines Australian culture with contemporary amenities. Its distinctive lighting design enhances the audience's watching experience. There may be opportunities for the stadium to add another 65,000 seats for an even greater experience.

4. Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium

Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium

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In Raipur, India, the Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium was built in 2008 and has 65,400 seats. Another name for it that is often used is "Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium." Located in Chattisgarh, it has served as the venue for a few Indian T20 League games involving the Delhi squad. It is one of the newer cricket stadiums in India, and more international matches there will showcase cricket as the national sport.

3. Eden Gardens

Eden Gardens

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With almost 68,000 seats, Eden Gardens is one of the biggest cricket stadiums in the world. It was founded in 1864 and is situated in Kolkata, India. Eden Gardens is the second-largest cricket venue in the world and is referred to as the "Mecca of Indian Cricket". It is aesthetically appealing, and there is a buzz around the arena while the matches are on.

2. Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne Cricket Ground

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With almost 100 024 seats, the Melbourne Cricket arena is the second-largest cricket arena in the world. It was founded in 1853 and is situated in Australia. It underwent several restorations and repairs, which turned it into a popular choice for hosting the Olympics and other sporting events. It was chosen to serve as the primary stadium for both the Commonwealth Games in 2006 and the 1956 Olympics. This venue even hosted the World Cup finals of cricket in 1992 and 2015.

1. Narendra Modi Stadium

Narendra Modi Stadium

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The Narendra Modi Stadium was built in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, and opened in 2020. The stadium was originally named Motera Stadium but was later renamed Narendra Modi Stadium. It is the world's largest cricket stadium, with a seating capacity of 1,32,000, as well as the world's second-largest stadium.

The stadium was built in 1982 with a 49,000-seat capacity, and it underwent renovations in 2006 to accommodate around 54,000 spectators. It was destroyed once more in 2015. However, it was opened by former US President Donald Trump in 2020 and held in 2021.

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