Both Australia and India have the ten largest stadiums in the world, a reflection of their longtime cricket rivalry. By comparing their capacities, the stadiums are compared in size. Below are the world’s 10 most elaborate cricket grounds.
1. Cricket stadiums in the world that are the largest are Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India
Among the few stadiums with LED lights instead of traditional tower floodlights, it has a seating capacity of 1,32,000 people. The stadium was built in 1983, demolished in 2020, and then completely rebuilt. To make it earthquake-resistant, the roof is made of a PTFE membrane.
2. “Melbourne Cricket Ground” in Melbourne, Australia
A 1,000-024″ capacity venue known locally as “The G.” In addition to the Olympics in 1956, the Commonwealth Games in 2006, and the Cricket World Cups in 1992 and 2015, the G has hosted numerous other major events.
Views into Yarra Park and the city are spectacular from the stadium.
There are three glass atriums leading to the three entrances beneath a roof made of glass and metal. It also features interactive devices as part of the National Sports Museum, which is now a part of the renovated stadium. The Australian Gallery of Sports was expanded as part of its renovations.
3. The World’s Largest Cricket Stadium is Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India
In 1864, the stadium was built and is considered ‘the Mecca of Indian cricket’ since it is the oldest in the country. In addition to hosting the World Cup and Asia Cup, it has a capacity of 66,349 spectators.
In addition to the winning stands named after prominent cricketers and soldiers of India, the stadium Lord Auckland’s Eden sisters inspired the name, the then governor-general of India.
4. Indian cricket stadium named after Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh
It has a capacity of 65,000 seats and was built in 2008. For the Delhi Daredevils, it is their second home stadium. In 1857, landlord Veer Narayan Singh Binjhwar won Indian independence in Chhattisgarh from British rule. His stadium is named after him.
The stadium has recently been renovated and boasts some of the best facilities in the country, although no international sporting event has been held there yet.
5. The biggest cricket stadium in the world is Perth Stadium in Perth, Australia
60,000 people can be accommodated in the Perth multipurpose facility that was built in 2017. In addition to hosting many sports leagues, the stadium has also hosted concerts and cultural exhibitions. Aside from enjoying the vista, its location near the Fremantle sea allows its users to enjoy the cool breeze during the scorching summer months.
A stadium project revitalized the urban wasteland and made it a lively and thriving park and cultural attraction.
6. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad, India
60,000 spectators can watch Sunrisers Hyderabad play in the Indian Premier League at the stadium. Cricket is considered a religion by Indians as evidenced by the fact that a temple is located inside this stadium in hopes of ensuring victory for the host team. Due to the addition of a temple and fixing that issue, it was believed to have improved their fortunes since they almost always win at their stadium.