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Hello and welcome back to another exciting and informative guide as we try to explore more and more about this beautiful game of cricket. We at T20 Leagues are off a strong belief that topics besides cricketing activities need to be discussed as well. 

That is exactly why we have decided to present our audience with a very informative and exciting piece of writing that talks about some of the biggest cricket stadiums of the world. Sit back tightly as we talk about the Top 10 biggest cricket stadiums around the globe and you'd be glad to gather such amazing information regarding the game we all love.

  1. 1 1. Motera Cricket Stadium, (Ahmedabad, Gujarat)

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    The award for the world's biggest cricket stadium currently goes to the Motera Cricket Stadium in the Ahmedabad city of Gujarat, India. It was initially built in 1982 but it has been renovated recently in 2020 and it holds a spectator capacity of more than 1.1 lacs. 

    Shashi Prabhu is the architect behind this biggest cricket stadium in the world and more than 700 INR were spent on the completion of this stadium.

    This was the list of Top 10 biggest cricket stadiums in the world and we truly hope that you have gained much-needed information from this guide. Hope to see you soon with yet another informative guide about cricket.

  2. 2 2. Melbourne Cricket Ground – Australia

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    The iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Australia is also one of world's biggest cricket stadiums. It is a wonderful scenic stadium that is built with high-quality architecture and design. 

    It has a spectator capacity of more than 100,000 people and it was built in 1853. The first international Test match was played on this ground in March 1877. This stadium in Australia is also used for other sports such as football and Rugby.

  3. 3 3. Eden Gardens – (Kolkata, India)

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    The Garden of Eden in Kolkata is also one of the world's biggest cricket stadium that is also located in India. 

    It has the ability to host more than 65,000 people and it has hosted some of the most iconic matches ever played in the history of cricket such as the 2001 Test match between India and Australia that India won eventually after a magnificent double hundred by VVS Laxman.

    It was also India's first Test victory after being followed on in the first innings. The beautiful cricket stadium is also known as the 'Mecca f Indian Cricket'. This magnificent stadium was built in 1864.

  4. 4 4. Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium – (Chhattisgarh, India)

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    You talk about the biggest cricket stadiums and stadiums that offer enough spectator capacity in India then the name of Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium in Raipur, India. 

    Former Indian cricket legend Sunil Gavaskar feels that this is one of the best and most beautiful cricket stadiums in India. This is one of the biggest cricket stadiums of the Chhattisgarh state and it has also hosted a practice game between the Ranji side of Chhattisgarh and Canada's national cricket team.

    It hasn't hosted any international match as of now but, it has the ability and facilities to host international matches in the future. It is one of the biggest cricket stadiums of the country as it can accommodate up to 65,000 spectators.

  5. 5 5. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium – (Hyderabad, India)

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    You must have heard about this wonderful international standard stadium located in the city of Hyderabad, India. This is one of the oldest international cricket stadiums of India as it was built in 2003. 

    You'd be shocked to know about the spectator capacity of 60,000 in this home ground of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. This beautiful and one of the biggest cricket stadiums in India has already hosted Test cricket as it first hosted a Test match between India and the Kiwis in on the 12th of December 2010. 

    Hyderabad is another vibrant city of India and the inclusion of this big cricket stadium in the biryani capital of India is a great attraction for foreign players and fans across the globe.

  6. 6 6. Greenfield International Stadium – (Trivandrum, India)

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    This beautiful stadium located in the capital city of Kerala state known as the Thiruvananthapuram was built in 2014. It has a beautiful and appealing view that gives Goosebumps to every cricket fan dreaming of watching a cricket match in the biggest cricket stadium. 

    It is also one of the stadiums where dual sports are played. It hosts football matches as well and in addition to that, it has hosted international cricket matches and the first T20I match was held at this very stadium on the 7th of November in 2017 between the hosts India and New Zealand.

    This is a wonderful international level stadium and one of the biggest cricket stadiums located in India and fans have been fortunate enough to watch international cricket being played on this pleasant and vibrant cricket stadium of India.

  7. 7 7. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium – (Kochi, India)

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    You’d be seeing a lot of stadiums from India in this list because it is such a huge country and boasts some of the most beautiful and biggest cricket stadiums. This stadium is located in the beautiful state of Kerala and it is often used for football matches as well because soccer is a very popular sport in this state. 

    It has hosted several international matches and the first match here was played between India & Australia in April 1998. It was a One-Day international match and the people of Kochi had a wonderful experience in one of the country's biggest cricket stadium

    The amazingly beautiful stadium was built in 1996 and it has a huge spectator capacity of around 55,000. As we have discussed before, India is a country where cricket is treated like a religion. 

    Therefore, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has almost made 40+ cricket stadiums in the country in the past couple of decades. All of these stadiums are included in the list of biggest cricket stadiums around the world and they also boast international level facilities.

  8. 8 8. DY Patil Sports Stadium – (Mumbai, India)

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    Once again we have another biggest cricket stadium on this list and we have kept this one on no.8. A lot of people have been asking about this stadium that is located in the area of Navi Mumbai. 

    Mumbai being one of the biggest metropolitan cities of India holds a huge number of grounds inside the city and DY Patil Sports Stadium is one of them. It has a spectator capacity of around 55,000 and it holds almost all the facilities of an international venue. 

    With this much capacity, it automatically becomes one of the biggest cricket stadiums in the country but, so far it hasn't hosted any international match. Although, it has hosted some of the most high-profile IPL games such as the final of the first IPL edition in 2008. 

    It also hosted the final of IPL 2010 that was the third edition of the competition. It was built in 2008 and it is looking forward to make its international debut soon as one of the biggest cricket stadiums of India.

  9. 9 9. Adelaide Oval – (Australia)

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    Australia is another massive cricketing country and they have built some of the most amazing and well maintained plus biggest cricket stadiums around the country. In this list at no.9, we have the Adelaide Oval of Australia that is known as ‘The Oval’ ground of Australia because of its oval shape. 

    This stadium began its cricketing journey with a Test match between the arch-rivals Australia and England on the 12th of December 1884. 

    It is by far one of the most scenic and beautiful cricket stadiums in the five-time World Cup-winning country and this ground has also produced some of the most iconic cricket matches over the years. 

    It is also one of the biggest cricket stadiums in the world as it can host over 53,000 people at one time. The red and bluish sky of Adelaide Oval gives a breathtaking view to any cricketing fan sitting in its stands and there is no denying that this is one of the most beautiful and biggest cricket stadiums in the world. 

  10. 10 10. Ekana International Cricket Stadium (Lucknow, India)

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    India is a massive cricketing giant and the fans truly love the game of cricket in this part of the world. With a population of over 1 Billion, India is home to some of the most beautiful and biggest cricket stadiums located in different parts of this beautiful country. 

    At no 10, we have this amazingly vibrant Ekana International Cricket Stadium located in Lucknow. It is undoubtedly one of the biggest cricket stadiums in the country with a capacity of more than 49,000 seats. 

    The magnificent and lush green outfield gives this stadium an entirely different look and its C-shaped stands are truly wonderful to watch and sit for the spectators to enjoy the live-action. 

    The Ekana Stadium was built three years back in 2017 and so far, this ground hasn’t made its international debut yet. This ground started its official domestic cricket career with a Duleep Trophy encounter in the 2017-18 season.


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