Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadiums in India : CricketAdicts

What are the biggest/largest cricket stadiums in India? Right now, this rundown is ruled by Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Most metropolitan urban areas will have their settings recorded here; Mumbai will have two as the city is the money related capital of India.

Beneath, you’ll discover the rundown of the main 10 biggest/largest cricket grounds in India. Scenes with a similar number of limit have been given a joint positioning.

10. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Top 10 Largest Cricket Stadiums in India
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  • Seating capacity: 33,482
  • Year built: 1974
  • Home team: the Mumbai cricket team and the Mumbai Indians

The name Wankhede alone is enough to bring out many emotions for tens of thousands of cricket spectators. This is by far the most famous stadium of India. Getting tickets here for when India plays is about as easy as winning the lottery.

9. Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior

Captain Roop Singh Stadium, Gwalior
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  • Seating capacity: 45,000
  • Year built: 1978
  • Home team: the Madhya Pradesh cricket team

The Captain Roop Singh Stadium was originally built for hockey but has been converted for cricket games recently. It was named after the hockey player Roop Singh and has hosted some ODI internationals.

8. Barabati Stadium, Cuttack

Barabati Stadium, Cuttack
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  • Seating capacity: 45,000
  • Year built: 1958
  • Home team: the Odisha cricket team

This ground has hosted a few ODI and Test matches. The Barabati Stadium is used by domestic teams for matches in cricket as well as football. The Odisha Cricket Association handles the affairs and administrative matters.

7. Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur

Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Nagpur
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  • Seating capacity: 45,000
  • Year built: 2008
  • Home team: the Vidarbha cricket team and the Central Zone cricket team

This modern venue is located on the outskirts of Nagpur, approximately 15 km from Jamtha. The facilities here are on par with some of the best in India. As a welcoming, the first ever match hosted by this stadium was between Australia and India, where India won by an amazing 172 runs.

VCA has received a lot of praise from both Indian and international players.

6. M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai – 50,000

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai - 50,000
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  • Seating capacity: 50,000
  • Year built: 1916
  • Home team: the Tamil Nadu cricket team and the Chennai Super Kings

This venue is also commonly known as the Chepauk stadium. The first test match here was played between India and England in 1934. A major renovation was undertaken in 2010 in order to host the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

5. Municipal Corporation Stadium, Kozhikode – 53,000

 

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  • Seating capacity: 53,000
  • Year built: 1977
  • Home team: the Viva Kerala Football Club

Though mostly used for holding football matches, the Municipal Corporation Stadium is also occasionally a venue for cricket. International cricket matches have also taken place here.

4. Sardar Patel Stadium, Gujarat

Sardar Patel Stadium, Gujarat
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  • Seating capacity: 54,000
  • Year built: 1982
  • Home team: the Gujarat cricket team

The Sardar Patel Stadium is the largest venue in Gujarat and is located in Motera, Ahmedabad. It’s also commonly known as the Motera stadium and has witnessed some of the greatest cricket matches in its history. Some mind-boggling records set on these grounds include Sunil Gavaskar’s completion of 10,000 runs and Sachin Tendulkar’s completion of 20 years in international cricket.

3. DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai

DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai
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  • Seating capacity: 60,000
  • Year built: 2008
  • Home team: the Pune Warriors India

The DY Patil Stadium is a recent addition to the number of cricket grounds in India. This location was designed at par with some of the best stadiums in the world.

2. The Raipur International Cricket Stadium, Chhattisgarh

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

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.

1. Eden Gardens, Kolkata

1. Eden Gardens, Kolkata
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  • Seating capacity: 60,000 (before renovation it was 90,000)
  • Year built: 1865
  • Home team: the Bengal cricket team and the Kolkata Knight Riders

This is India’s oldest and the biggest cricket stadium. It is Amazing for its crowds—with foreign players usually on the receiving end of the spectator’s hostile comments and actions. The incidents have decreased as of late, however. Despite the home fans’ reputation, every player has a hidden wish to fulfill which reminds me of the famous quote; “a cricketer’s career is incomplete ’til he plays in front of a packed Eden Gardens.”

 

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