10 cricket stadiums where most ODI matches have been played

14-NOV-2017 16:20

    Do you know that there are few cricket grounds in the world, where more than 100 ODI matches have been organized? You will be surprised to know that not a single Indian stadium is includes in this specific list of stadiums. The most ODI matches in India have been played in Eden Gardens of Kolkata, where 29 ODI matches have been played so far. In this article, we are giving details of 10 such cricket stadiums of the world, where most ODI matches have been organized.

    10 cricket stadiums where most ODI matches have been played

    1. Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah (United Arab Emirates)

    Sharjah Cricket Stadium is the oldest cricket stadium of United Arab Emirates. So far, 228 ODI matches have been played at this ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 1984, while the last match was played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 2017.
    sharjah cricket stadium
    Image source: Cricruns.com

    Key Features of Sharjah Cricket Stadium

    Established: 1982
    Capacity: 27,000
    End names: Pavilion End, Sharjah Club End
    Home team: United Arab Emirates

    2. Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney (Australia)

    So far, 154 ODI matches have been played at Sydney Cricket Ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Australia and England in 1979, while the last match was played between Australia and Pakistan in 2017.
    Sydney Cricket Ground  
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    Key Features of the Sydney Cricket Ground

    Established: 1848
    Capacity: 44,002
    End names: Paddington End, Randwick End
    Home team: New South Wales
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    3. Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne (Australia)

    Melbourne Cricket Ground is the world's largest cricket stadium according to the capacity of audience. So far, 147 ODI matches have been played at this ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Australia and England in 1971, while the last match was played between Australia and Pakistan in 2017.
    Melbourne Cricket Ground 
    Image source: Cricket Country

    Key features of Melbourne Cricket Ground

    Established: 1853
    Capacity: 90,000
    End names: Members End, Great Southern Stand End
    Home team: Victoria

    4. Harare Sports Club, Harare (Zimbabwe)

    So far, 136 ODI matches have been played at Harare Sports Club ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Zimbabwe and India in 1992, while the last match was played between Zimbabwe and Afghanistan in 2017.
    Harare sports club  
    Image source: Cricbuzz.com

    Key Features of Harare Sports Club Ground

    Established: 1900
    Capacity: 10,000
    End names: Prayag End, Cycle Pure End
    Home team: Rhodesia, Zimbabwe and Mashonaland

    5. R. Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo (Sri Lanka)

    R. Premadasa Stadium is named after former Sri Lankan President Ranasinghe Premadasa. So far, 124 ODI matches have been played on this ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 1986, while the last match was played between Sri Lanka and India in 2017.
    R Premdasa stadium 
    Image source: ESPNcricinfo

    Key Features of R. Premadasa Stadium

    Established: 1986
    Capacity: 35,000
    End names: Khettarama End, Maligawatte End
    Home team: Sri Lanka

    6. Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka (Bangladesh)

    So far, 98 ODI matches have been played at Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in 2006, while the last match was played between Bangladesh and England in 2016.
    Sher e Bangla National Stadium  
    Image source: SuperSport

    Key features of Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium

    Established: 2006
    Capacity: 25,000
    End names: Ispahani End, Aqua paints End
    Home team: Bangladesh
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    7. Adelaide Oval, Adelaide (Australia)

    So far, 82 ODI matches have been played at Adelaide Oval ground. The first ODI match on the ground was played between Australia and Windies in 1975, while the last match was played between Australia and Pakistan in 2017.
    Adelaide Oval  
    Image source: Cricket Australia

    Key Features of the Adelaide Oval Ground

    Established: 1873
    Capacity: 50,000
    End names: City end, Cathedral End
    Home team: South Australia

    8. W.A.C.A Ground, Perth (Australia)

    So far, 80 ODI matches have been played at W.A.C.A ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between India and New Zealand in 1980, while the last match was played between Australia and Pakistan in 2017.
    waca ground  
    Image source: Austadiums

    Key Features of W.A.C.A Ground

    Established: 1893
    Capacity: 18,000
    End names: Members end, Prindiville End
    Home team: Western Australia

    9. Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane (Australia)

    So far, 77 ODI matches have been played at Brisbane Cricket Ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between England and Windies in 1979, while the last match was played between Australia and Pakistan in 2017.   

    brisbane cricket ground
    Image source: Hindustan Times

    Key Features of Brisbane Cricket Ground

    Established: 1895
    Capacity: 37,000
    End names: Stanley Street End, Vulture Street End
    Home team: Queensland

    10. Eden Park, Auckland (New Zealand)

    So far, 76 ODI matches have been played at Eden Park. The first ODI match on this ground was played between New Zealand and India in 1976, while the last match was played between New Zealand and South Africa in 2017.
    Eden park  
    Image source: Cricbuzz.com

    Key Features of Eden Park Cricket Ground

    Established: 1900
    Capacity: 41,000
    End names: Broadcasting End, Terraces End
    Home team: Auckland
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