Top 10 Largest Cricket Stadiums

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Cricket is worlds 2nd most popular sports with 2.5 billion fans. Watching cricket on television doesn’t give the same pleasure as watching it at a large crowded stadium with full of other fans. There are lots of great stadiums but we are picking top 10 largest cricket stadiums for you.

  1. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia
  2. Eden Gardens, India
  3. ANZ Stadium, Australia
  4. Gadhafi Stadium, Pakistan
  5. Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, India
  6. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, India
  7. Docklands Stadium. Australia,
  8. Adelaide Oval, Australia,
  9. Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, India
  10. Eden Park, New Zealand

Top 10 Largest Cricket Stadiums

  1. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG):

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Capacity: 100,024
  • First built in 1853
  • First Test: Australia vs England, 1877
  • First ODI: Australia vs England, 1971
  • First T20I: Australia vs India, 2008

Also known as ‘MCG’ or simply “The G”. It is famous for hosting the first ever Test match and first ever ODI match. Its most popular event is annual ‘Boxing Day’ Test.

  1. Eden Gardens:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: BBD Bagh, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
  • Capacity: 90,000
  • First built in 1864
  • First Test: India vs England, 1934
  • First ODI: India vs Pakistan, 1987
  • First T20I: India vs England, 2011

This stadium is also called “Cricket’s answer to the Colosseum”. It’s also the home ground IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

  1. ANZ Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: Edwin Flack Ave, Sydney Olympic Park, NSW, Australia
  • Capacity: 83,500
  • First built in 1999
  • First T20I: Australia vs India, 2012

It is also known as ‘Australia Stadium’ or ‘Telstra Stadium’. It is the home ground of New South Wales Blues.

  1. Gadhafi Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: Hafeez Kardar Road, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Capacity: 67,000
  • First built in 1959
  • First Test: Pakistan Vs Australia, 1959
  • First ODI: Pakistan Vs England, 1978
  • First T20I: Pakistan Vs Zimbabwe, 2015

On March 3, 2009, Sri Lanka Cricket team’s bus was attacked by armed militants on the way to this stadium. 8 Sri Lankan players were injured.

  1. Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: Uppal, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
  • Capacity: 65,000
  • First built in 2003
  • First Test: India vs New Zealand, 2010
  • First ODI: India vs South Africa, 2005

This ground is the home ground IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad.

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: Banerji Road, Kaloor, Kochi, Kerala, India
  • Capacity: 60,000
  • First built in 1996
  • First ODI: India Vs Australia, 1998

No Test or T20I matches were held in this stadium.

  1. Docklands Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: 740 Bourke St, Docklands, Victoria, Australia
  • Capacity: 56347
  • First built in 2000
  • First ODI: Australia vs South Africa, 2000 
  1. Adelaide Oval:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: War Memorial Dr, North Adelaide, Australia
  • Capacity: 53,583
  • First built in 1871
  • First Test: Australia vs England, 1884
  • First ODI: Australia vs West Indies, 1975
  • First T20I: Australia vs England, 2011

This ground is the home ground of BBL franchise Adelaide Strikers.

  1. Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: Pune, Maharashtra, India
  • Capacity: 52,000
  • First built in 2012
  • First Test: India vs Australia, 2017
  • First ODI: India vs Australia, 2017
  • First T20I: India vs England, 2012

This ground is the home ground IPL franchise Rising Pune Supergiants.

  1. Eden Park:

Largest Cricket Stadiums

  • Location: Reimers Ave, Kingsland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Capacity: 50,000
  • First built in 1900
  • First Test: New Zealand vs England, 1930
  • First ODI: New Zealand vs India, 1976
  • First T20I: New Zealand vs Australia, 2005

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