Top 5 World’s Largest Cricket Stadiums by Capacity, 2020

Top 5 World’s Largest Cricket Stadiums by Capacity

Here is the list of the top 5 World’s Largest Cricket Stadiums by Capacity 2020.

Cricket is growing very rapidly in its growth. With the growing number in the cricketing nations, the stadiums are also being upgraded. There are currently more than 100 nations that are associated with this sport and ICC.

Top 5 World’s Largest Cricket Stadiums by Capacity, 2020:

#5. Perth Cricket Stadium, Australia:

Location: Perth, Australia

Built: 1890

Seating Capacity: 60,000

Perth Cricket Stadium , Australia
Perth Cricket Stadium, Australia

The Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA), Perth is one of the most luxurious Cricket Stadiums ever made. The total cost for its construction is around $1.6 Billion and is owned by the Western Australia State Government.

The ground is home to many sports other than Cricket including AFL, rugby (both codes), and soccer. WACA first hosted its Test game in 1970-71. WACA has two ends named Members End, Prindiville Stand End.

At a time Perth Ground can host 60,000 spectators and is home to Perth Scorchers a Big Bash Franchise.

#4. Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, India:

Location: Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Built: 2008

Seating Capacity: 65,000

Shaheed Veer Narayan International Stadium, India
Shaheed Veer Narayan International Stadium, India

The recently constructed Cricket Stadium is situated in Chattisgarh, India. Established in 2008, hosted its first game between the Canadian national cricket team and the Chhattisgarh cricket team in 2010.

It is the third-largest Cricket Stadium in India and fourth-largest in the world. Though the ground doesn’t host any IPL matches but is a second home to Delhi Capitals, IPL Franchise.

Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium has 65,000 seating capacity for the fans.

#3. Eden Gardens, India: 

Location: Kolkata, India

Built: 1864

Seating Capacity: 80,000

Eden Gardens, India
Eden Gardens, India

Eden Gardens is the home to Indian Cricket. It is the oldest ground in India, constructed in 1864. It is the second-largest cricket stadium in India with a seating capacity of 80,000 spectators. 

Eden Gardens is referred to as “Batsmen’s Paradise” for its quickest outfield in India. This ground has hosted many iconic matches such as the first-ever Day/Night Test match for India, World Cup, T20 World Cup, Champions Trophy.

#2. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia: 

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Built: 1853

Seating Capacity: 100,024

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia

The MCG is the Australian sports ground located in Melbourne, Victoria. It is the largest stadium in Southern Hemisphere, 11th largest globally, and second-largest cricket stadium after Motera Cricket Stadium by capacity.

Melbourne Cricket Ground can accommodate 100,024 fans at a time. It was constructed in 1853, it is one of the oldest Cricket Stadiums in the World. This ground has gone through various renovations to keep the qualities up to date.

#1. Motera Cricket Stadium, India: 

Location: Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Built: 1982, repaired in 2020

Seating Capacity: 110,000

Motera Cricket Stadium, Ahmedabad
Motera Cricket Stadium, Ahmedabad

The newly constructed cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, India is the largest cricket stadium in World and second-largest globally. The stadium is owned by Gujrat Cricket Association is constructed with around US $110 M.

It can host up to 110,000 spectators at a time. The ground also hosts several other programs other than Cricket. The program named “Namaste Trump” was hosted in the Motera Cricket Stadium in 2020.

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