10 biggest Cricket stadiums of India in 2020

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Do you want to know which are the largest cricket stadium in India?

You are at the right place, here you will get to know about the 10 biggest cricket stadiums of India which are famous due to their many merits.

Cricket is worshiped in India and this sport is associated with every Indian, that is why the stadiums of our country are also very well designed for the fans.

As of 2019, Eden Garden in Kolkata was India’s largest cricket stadium with seating capacity of 66,349.

Sardar Patel Stadium, built in Motera with seating capacity of 1,10,000 in the year 2020 is now the largest stadium in India which was inaugurated by President Donald Trump himself.

List of 10 biggest Cricket stadiums of India:

1.Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium (Motera Stadium) – Motera (Ahmedabad)

Sardar Patel Stadium (Motera Stadium) - Motera (Ahmedabad)
Sardar Patel Stadium

Name – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium (Motera Stadium)

Place – Motera, Ahmedabad

Owner – Gujarat Cricket Association(GCA)

Capacity – 1,10,000

Field Size – 162×170 Yards

End Names – Adani Pavilion End, GMDC End

The Sardar Patel Stadium, also known as Motera Stadium, is a cricket stadium situated in Ahmedabad, India.

As of 2020, it is the largest cricket stadium in the world with a seating capacity of 110,000 spectators and the second-largest stadium overall.

This stadium was constructed in 1983 and became the regular venue for international matches in the city.

In 2015, BCCI with the consent of the government to make the biggest government in the world, closed this stadium and demolished it.

It has been completely rebuilt by February 2020, with an estimated cost of ₹800 crore and an increase in capacity to 110,000.

2.Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Name – Eden Gardens

Place – Kolkata

Owner – Indian Army

Capacity – 80,000

First Match – 05 January, 1934

End Names – High Court End, Pavilion End

Eden Garden was established in 1864. It is the oldest cricket stadium in India which hosts both Cricket and Football.

It is the oldest and 2nd largest cricket stadium in India which will be the home ground of East Bengal FC in Indian Super League Season 7, 2020 – 2021.

It is the home ground of IPL teams Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR) and off Bengal cricket team too. This stadium hosts Test, ODI and T20I matches of the India national cricket team.

3.M.A Chidambaram Cricket Stadium(Chepauk Stadium) – Chennai

M.A Chidambaram Stadium(Chepauk Stadium) - Chennai
M.A Chidambaram Stadium

Name – M.A Chidambaram Stadium also known as Chepauk Stadium

Place – Chennai

Owner – Tamil Nadu Cricket Association

Capacity – 54,000

End Names – Anna Pavilion End, V Pattabiraman Gate End

First Match – 10 February, 1934

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is situated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. This stadium was established in 1916.

It is the second oldest cricket stadium in the country after Eden Gardens in Kolkata and named after M. A. Chidambaram who was former President of BCCI.

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This stadium is the home ground of IPL team Chennai Super Kings and Tamil Nadu Cricket Team.

It was formerly known as Madras Cricket Club Ground and is also known as the Chepauk stadium.

This stadium has a special record as in 1986 India-Australia match was held at Chepauk and became only the second ever Tied Test in the history of the game.

4.Arun Jaitley Stadium(Feroz Shah Kotla) – New Delhi

Arun Jaitley Stadium(Feroz Shah Kotla) - New Delhi
Arun Jaitley Stadium

Name – Arun Jaitley Stadium also known as Feroz Shah Kotla

Place – New Delhi

Owner – Delhi District Cricket Association

Capacity – 41,820

End Names – Stadium End, Pavilion End

First Match – 10 November, 1948

Arun Jaitley Stadium is located at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg, New Delhi. It was established in 1883.

It’s former name was Feroz Shah Kotla Ground because it is near the Kotla fort. It is the 2nd oldest international cricket stadium.

This stadium has four stands which are named after cricketing legends, Indian captain Bishan Singh Bedi, former India all-rounder Mohinder Amarnath, former India opener and Delhi ranji player Gautam Gambhir and current captain Virat Kohli.

This stadium is loved by the spectators because it is situated in the Capital city of India which is epicentre and fans in of there are die hard fans of Cricket.

5.Wankhede Stadium – Mumbai

Wankhede Stadium - Mumbai
Wankhede Stadium – Mumbai

Name – Wankhede Stadium

Place – Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Owner – Mumbai Cricket Association

Capacity – 33,108

End Names – Tata End, Garware Pavilion End

First Match – 23 January, 1975

The Wankhede Stadium is situated in Mumbai, India. This stadium has a capacity of 33,108, after the renovations for the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

This stadium has hosted various high-profile cricket matches and was the most notable stadium during the 2011 Cricket World Cup as India won the World Cup final at this stadium.

This stadium also witnessed the last match of Legend Sachin Tendulkar’s international career.

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It has also hosted many other matches in both the 1996 as well as the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

Wankhede Stadium is the home ground of IPL team Mumbai Indians as well as Mumbai’s Ranji Trophy team.

6.Green Park Stadium, Modi Stadium – Kanpur

Green Park Stadium, Modi Stadium - Kanpur
Green Park Stadium – Kanpur

Name – Green Park Stadium also known as Modi Stadium

Place – Kanpur

Owner – Government Of Uttar Pradesh

Capacity – 32,000

End Names – Mill Pavilion End, Hostel End

First Match – 12 January, 1952

Green Park Stadium is located in Kanpur, India, and it is home ground to the Uttar Pradesh cricket team.

It is the only International Cricket Stadium in Uttar Pradesh which is under the control of the Sports Department Uttar Pradesh.

This stadium hosted the 500th test played by the Indian national team and situated near the River Ganges.

This stadium also organized 4 IPL matches, on 19 and 21 May 2016 and 10 and 13 May 2017.

This stadium was named after British lady Madam Green who used to come here for horse riding.

7.M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, KSCA Stadium – Bengaluru

M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, KSCA Stadium - Bengaluru
M.Chinnaswamy Stadium- Bengaluru

Name – M Chinnaswamy Stadium also known as KSCA Stadium

Place – Bengaluru

Owner – Government Of Karnataka

Capacity – 35,000

End Names – Pavilion End, BEML End

First Match – 22 November, 1974

The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is located in Bangalore, Karnataka. This beautiful stadium is situated in the heart of the city of Bangalore.

It has a seating capacity of 35,000 spectators and hosts Test cricket, One Day Internationals (ODI), T20 Cricket and other First-class cricket matches too.

This stadium is the home ground of IPL team Royal Challengers Bangalore and Karnataka state cricket team too.

8.Barabati Stadium – Cuttack

Barabati Stadium - Cuttack
Barabati Stadium – Cuttack

Name – Barabati Stadium

Place – Cuttack, Odisha

Owner – Odisha Cricket Association

Capacity – 60,000

End Names – Mahanadi River End, Pavilion End

First Match – 27 January, 1982

The Barabati Stadium is located in Cuttack,Odisha. This stadium is used mostly for cricket and football events.

It is also sometimes used for concerts and hockey. This Stadium is a regular venue for international cricket formats like test, ODI and T20I.

It is the home ground of the Odisha cricket team as it is owned and regulated by the Odisha Cricket Association.

The Barabati Stadium is one of the oldest grounds in India, having hosted several touring sides – including the MCC, the West Indies team and the Australians.

9.Punjab Cricket Association(PCA Stadium) – Mohali, Punjab

Punjab Cricket Association(PCA Stadium) - Mohali, Punjab
Punjab Cricket Association – Mohali, Punjab

Name – Punjab Cricket Association also named as IS Bindra Stadium

Place – Mohali, Punjab

Owner – Punjab Cricket Association

Capacity – 26,001

End Names – PCA Stadium, Mohali Stadium

First Match – 22 November, 1993

The Punjab Cricket Association also known as Inderjit Singh Bindra Stadium is located in Mohali, Chandigarh.

This stadium was built by Geetanshu Kalra and is home ground to the IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab and Punjab Cricket team.

Total construction cost of this stadium is around ₹ 25 crore and it took 3 years to complete.

This ground has hosted 4 world cup matches which was during 1996, and 2011 Cricket world cup.

It is popularly known as the Mohali Stadium which has also hosted 3 T20I matches during 2016 ICC World Twenty20.

10.Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium(Visaka Cricket Stadium) – Hyderabad

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium(Visaka Cricket Stadium) - Hyderabad
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium – Hyderabad

Name – Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium also Known as Visaka Cricket Stadium

Place – Hyderabad

Owner – Hyderabad Cricket Association

Capacity – 55,000

End Names – Shiv lal Yadav End, VVS Laxman End

First Match – 16 November, 2005

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is situated in Hyderabad, Telangana, India and it is the home ground of the Hyderabad Cricket Association too.

It is located in Uppal, an eastern suburb of the city.

This Stadium has a capacity of 55,000 and it is wide across 16 acres of land which is located in Uppal.

On the retirement day of Veteran VVS Laxman, the Hyderabad Cricket Association decided to honour him by naming the North End after him.

Opener and final match of IPL 2017 was hosted by this stadium and it was also selected to host the final of 2019 IPL but that changed afterwards.

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