Biggest Cricket Grounds in India| Largest Cricket Stadiums by Size

Biggest Cricket Grounds in India| Largest Cricket Stadiums by Size

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Biggest Cricket Grounds in India

Biggest Cricket Grounds in IndiaWhere are the Biggest Cricket Grounds In India? Every cricket enthusiast like us will be hunting for the answer of this question. But you don’t need to wonder anymore from now onwards as today we are sharing you the list of largest cricket stadiums by size, spectator’s capacity and on the other relevant basis.

Features of a cricket ground include the now-famous thirty yard circle, which divides the playing field into two parts – an in-field and an outfield. These are typically used to enforce fielding restrictions, and are more notably displayed during limited-over cricket.

India has superfluity of cricket grounds which we can see in the IPL and other big events. Let’s move on to the largest cricket stadiums in India in comparison to the size.

Biggest Cricket Grounds in India

Position  Name  Capacity  State  
1Eden Gardens90,000West Bengal
2Raipur International Cricket Stadium65,000Chhattisgarh
3DY Patil Stadium60,000Maharashtra
4Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium60,000Kerala
5Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium55,000Andhra Pradesh / Telangana

 

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#1. Eden Gardens, Kolkata

This is India’s oldest and the biggest cricket stadium. Eden Gardens is the largest cricket ground in the country and the second-largest in the world in terms of capacity. It is known for its large and very vocal crowds

  • Seating capacity: 90,000
  • Year built: 1865
  • Home team: the Bengal cricket team and the Kolkata Knight Riders

#2. The Raipur International Cricket Stadium, Chhattisgarh

This is the second largest stadium of India and also located in one of the youngest states—Chhattisgarh. The first international cricket match here was played between Canada and the state cricket team on November 21, 2010.

  • Seating capacity: 65,000
  • Year built: 2008
  • Home team: the Chhattisgarh state cricket team

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#3. DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai

DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai is a cricket as well as the football stadium. This stadium is a home ground for IPL team Mumbai Indians. The capacity of 60,000 makes it amongst the list of largest cricket ground in India. This stadium gives each spectator has a comfortable and clear viewing experience

  • Seating capacity: 60,000
  • Year built: 2008
  • Home team: the Pune Warriors India

#4. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi

Jawaharlal Nehru stadium was build for football matches but now it host domestic and international matches. The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium of Delhi was the main stadium used for the major sporting events of XIX Commonwealth Games in 2010. It is the 3rd  largest multipurpose stadium in India in terms of seating capacity of 60,000 and extended up to 100,000 for concerts.

  • Seating capacity: 60,000
  • Year built: 1982, and then renovated in 2010
  • Home team: the Kerala cricket team

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#5. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

Formerly known as the Visaka International Cricket Stadium the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is the main stadium of Hyderabad. The ground is also home to the Sunrisers Hyderabad, an IPL franchise formerly known as the Deccan Chargers.

  • Seating capacity: 55,000
  • Year built: 2004
  • Home team: the Hyderabad cricket team and the Deccan Chargers

This was the list of Biggest Cricket Grounds in India in the terms of size and the capacity. We would love if you share your views with us in the below listed comment box.

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