List of Top 10 Biggest cricket stadiums in the world

Motera Cricket Stadium, Gujarat is the world's largest cricket stadium. The audience capacity of this new Motera Stadium will be 1.10 lacs. Before Motera, the largest stadium in the world was Melbourne Cricket Ground. Read this article to know the list of the top 10 largest cricket stadium in the world.
Created On: Mar 2, 2020 17:51 IST
Modified On: Mar 2, 2020 18:06 IST

Cricket is the most played game not only in India but also in the world.  At present, every match is being broadcast on television, but watching matches in different cricket stadium is a different fun. In this article, we are publishing the world's 10 largest cricket stadiums based on viewer capacity.

World's 10 largest cricket stadiums

1. Sardar Patel Stadium or Motera Cricket Stadium, Gujarat

Located: Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Built: 1982, repaired in 2020

Spectators Capacity: 1.10 lacs

Architect: Shashi Prabhu

Construction cost: 700 crores INR


The Motera cricket stadium, Gujarat was constructed in 1982 with a seating capacity of 49,000.But now this is renovated and get completed in 2020 and inaugurated on 24th February 2020 by US President Mr. Donald Trump.

2. Melbourne Cricket Ground

Located: Melbourne, Australia
Built: 1853
Spectator Capacity: 1, 00,024

Melbourne Cricket Ground
Image source: International Champions Cup
The Melbourne Cricket Ground, located in Melbourne, Australia, is the world's biggest cricket stadium with its 1, 00,024 viewers capacity. The first cricket test match was played at this stadium from 15th to 19th March 1877.

3. Eden Gardens

Located: Kolkata, India
Built: 1864
Spectator Capacity: 66,349
eden garden
Image source: Mhada Mumbai

Eden Gardens is also known as the "Mecca of Indian cricket" and it is India's most popular and largest cricket stadium. The first cricket match was organized at this stadium between India and England as a Test match from 5th to 8th January, 1934.

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4. Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium

Located: Raipur, Chhattisgarh
Built: 2008
Spectator Capacity: 65,000
shahid veer narayan singh stadium
Image source: TripAdvisor
India's former Cricket Captain Sunil Gavaskar has described this stadium as one of the best stadiums in the world. The first cricket match at this stadium was played in 2010 as a practice match between National cricket team of Canada and Chhattisgarh Ranji team. There is no international cricket match played in this stadium yet.

5. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

Located: Hyderabad, India
Spectator Capacity:
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium

Image source: India Today
The first cricket match was held in this stadium from 12th to 16th November, 2010 between India and New Zealand as a Test match. This stadium is the home ground of IPL team Sunrise Hyderabad.

6. Greenfield International Stadium

Located: Trivandrum, India
Spectator Capacity:
greenfield stadium

Image source: Malayala Manorama
Located in Trivandrum (Kerala), in this stadium football matches are also organized in addition to cricket. In this stadium, first cricket match was held between India and New Zealand on 7th November, 2017 as a T20 match.

7. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium

Located: Kochi, India
Built: 1996
Spectator Capacity: 55,000
Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium
Image source: Wikimapia
Located in Kochi, Kerala, this stadium is used for conducting football matches besides cricket. The first cricket match played in this stadium between India and Australia on 1st April 1998, as ODI match.

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8. DY Patil Sports Stadium

Located: Navi Mumbai, India
Spectator Capacity:

dypatil stadium
Image source: TripAdvisor
Located in Navi Mumbai, this stadium is also used for organizing football matches along with cricket. There is no international cricket match played in this stadium yet. The final matches of IPL 2008 and 2010 were held at this stadium.

9. Adelaide Oval

Located: Adelaide, Australia
Built: 1871
Spectator Capacity: 53,583
Adelaide Oval
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Due to its oval shape, this stadium is called Oval. The first cricket match at this stadium was played between Australia and England as a Test match from 12th to 16th December 1884.

10. Ekana International Cricket Stadium

Located: Lucknow, India
Spectator Capacity:
ekana cricket stadium

Image source: ABP News
Not a single international cricket match has been organized so far in this stadium. The first cricket match held at this stadium was the league match of Dilip Trophy 2017-18.

11. Docklands Stadium

Located: Melbourne, Australia
Spectator Capacity:
Docklands Stadium

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Located in Melbourne, at Docklands Stadium apart from cricket, other sports are also organized. The first cricket match at this stadium was held between Australia and South Africa on 16th August, 2000 as ODI match.

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