Cricket becomes a popular sports day by day, because every day in cricket someone makes a record, and attracts people to the game. Many cricketers have differentiated their names, such as Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, A. B. Devilliers, Steve Smith, etc. And when the cricketers come to the field, people are very keen to see his game. So people have to go to the stadium when they want to see these cricketers. There are many cricket stadiums in the world, and there are smaller and larger stadiums in it. So, here gives information about the top 10 biggest and beautiful cricket stadium in the world.
1. Melbourne Cricket Ground – MCG
Melbourne Cricket Ground is located in Melbourne, Australia. The Audience Capacity is 100,000 in the ground. This ground is the world’s biggest cricket ground, apart from this the architect of this stadium is also very attractive. Here not only cricket but many games played. There is not played only cricket but also rugby, football, and many other sports played in the ground. So, Melbourne Cricket Ground is the biggest stadium in the world.
2. ANZ Stadium
ANZ Sydney with its 83,500 audience capability is the world’s second biggest cricket stadium, also known as ‘Stadium Australia’. Several matches of the 2000 Sydney Olympics were also played at this stadium and are currently being used only for sports other than cricket like rugby and football. Construction of this stadium was completed in 2003, then it was allowed to play the game.
3. Eden Gardens
Eden Gardens is also called Maize of India and it is also India’s most popular stadium. The Eden Garden Cricket Stadium was built in 1864 and since then it has been the pride of India. Eden Gardens is India’s first and world’s third biggest stadium with 68,000 viewer capacities. Eden Gardens is located at Kolkata in India. The 2016 T-20 World Cup final was played in this ground.
4. Raipur international stadium
Raipur International Stadium is one of the recent stadium of India, which was completed in the year 2008. This stadium is located at Chhattisgarh in India. The first match was played between Canada and Chhattisgarh in the stadium. So, This stadium comes at number 4th in this list.
5. Gaddafi Stadium
Gaddafi Stadium is Pakistan’s first modern and luxurious stadium. which was constructed in the name of Libyan leader Gaddafi in 1996. The 1996 World Cup final was played in this stadium. In 2009, there was a deadly attack by terrorists on the Sri Lankan team at this stadium, after where no single match has been played in this stadium. Gaddafi Stadium is ranked 5th with a capacity of 60,000 viewers.
6. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is located in Hyderabad in India. This stadium handle by Hyderabad cricket association. It was founded in the year 2003. The first match in this stadium was played between India and South Africa on November 16, 2005. The stadium also has a capacity of 60,000.
7. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium is located in Ahmedabad, India. This stadium also is known as Motera stadium. It was constructed in 1982 by the Gujarat Cricket Association on 50 acres of land. This stadium is situated on the banks of river Sabarmati. Sunil Gavaskar completed his 10,000 runs and Sachin Tendulkar completed his first double century In this stadium. This stadium comes in 7th position with a capacity of 54,000.
8. Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Oval is located at Adelaide in Australia. The stadium was opened in 1871. The first match in this stadium was played between Australia and England on 12 December 1884. It is also one of the beautiful stadium in the world. The Adelaide Oval comes at 8th position with a capacity of 53,500. Here also play football. The 2017 Australian Football League Final also played here.
9. Eden Park
Eden Park is located at Auckland in New Zealand. This stadium is also the biggest sports stadium in New Zealand. The first match in New Zealand was also played at this stadium, which was played between New Zealand and England. Not only cricket but also rugby and football are played here. Eden Park comes at number 9 with a capacity of 50,000.
10. Marvel Stadium
Marvel Stadium is also known as Docklands Stadium, which is located Docklands in Australia. In this stadium not only cricket but also rugby and football playing in this ground. This stadium opened on 9 March 2000. The first cricket match in this stadium was played between Australia and South Africa on August 16, 2000. This stadium with a capacity of 47,000, comes at 10th position in the list of top 10 biggest and beautiful stadium in the world.