Top 10 largest cricket stadium in India 2021

In India, Cricket is not just a sport but it is a feeling that runs in the blood of billions of cricket fans. Yes, it is Team India who left many unbelievable and non-breakable records in its cricket history. It won three times the world championship (two times 50- over World Cup and one time T20 World Cup).

 

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Well, we will talk later about India’s cricket history and the achievements of Indian Cricketers, but we are here to talk about the top 10 largest cricket stadium in India 2021. Before 24th February 2020 Eden Gardens was India’s largest Cricket stadium later Sardar Patel Stadium become the country's largest stadium with a seating capacity of 114,600 people.

So without any alter talking, let’s start the list of the top 10 largest cricket stadium in India 2021. I hope you will enjoy the list.


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1. Sardar Patel Stadium (Ahmedabad)

Sardar Patel stadium

Sardar Patel Stadium is the largest stadium in India as well as at first position in the world currently. It was inaugurated by India’s Prime Minister ‘Narendra Modi’ on 24th February. It was firstly built in 1983 and recently it is reformed by doing some changes. It has been hosted in the presence of US president ‘Donald trump’ under the tour event of ‘Namaste Trump’.

 

  • Build- 1982
  • State- Ahmedabad, Gujrat
  • Total Capacity- 114,600
  • Owner- Gujrat Cricket Association`     

 

2. Eden Gardens (Kolkata)

Eden Garden of Kolkata is in the second position after Sardar Patel Stadium in the list of top 10 largest cricket stadiums in India 2021 with a seating capacity of around 80,000 people. Before 24 February 2020, it was India’s largest cricket stadium. It is under the control of the Indian Army. This stadium has hosted two times IPL champions and most International games for India. It has also hosted the Final match of Australia VS New Zealand of 1987 World Cup.

 

  • Build- 1864
  • State- Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Total Capacity- 80,000
  • Owner- Indian Army 

 

3. Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium (Naya Raipur)

The third-largest stadium is in the list is Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium which is located in Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh. The first match that has hosted in this stadium was Canada vs Chhattisgarh state team in 2010. It was built in 2008 and is currently owned by the Government of Chhattisgarh.

 

  • Build- 2008
  • State- Raipur, Chhattisgarh
  • Total Capacity- 65,000
  • Owner- Government of Chhattisgarh

 

4. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (Hyderabad)

It is located in Uppal, Hyderabad with a seating capacity of 55,000 and extends across 65,000 m2 of land. This stadium hosted its first Test on November 12, 2010, held between India and New Zealand, and on 16 November 2005, the first ODI match was hosted here. It was built in 2003 and is currently owned by Hyderabad Cricket Team.

 

  • Build- 2003
  • State- Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Total Capacity- 55, 000
  • Owner- Hydrabad cricket Association

 

5. Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium (Nagpur)

Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium is also known as the New VCA stadium located in Nagpur, Maharastra with a total seating capacity of around 45,000. It was built in 2008 and hosted its first ODI on November 28, 2009, held between India and Australia. It was 6-10 November 2008 when it hosted its first Test match held between India and Australia. It is currently owned by Vidarbha Cricket Association.

 

  • Build- 2008
  • State- Nagpur, Maharastra
  • Total Capacity- 45,000
  • Owner- Vidarbha Cricket Association

 

6. MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai)

MA Chidambaram Stadium is another name in the biggest stadium of India that has hosted one of the most successful IPL franchises Chennai Super King. It was built in 1916 and after 18 years it hosted its first Test match, held between India and England. This stadium is the witness of many historical moments of cricket life. Its total seating capacity is 50,000.

 

  • Build- 1916
  • State- Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Total Capacity- 50,000
  • Owner- Tamilnadu Cricket Association

 

7. Ekana Cricket Stadium (Lucknow)

Ekana Cricket Stadium is located in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. It is built in 2017 and the current owner of this Stadium is Ekana Sportz City. After 2 years on 27-29 November 2019, it hosted its first Test held between Afghanistan and West Indies. It hosted its First ODI and First T20I on 06 November 2019 (Afghanistan VS West Indies) and 06 November 2018 (India VS West Indies) respectively.

 

  • Build- 2017
  • State- Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
  • Total Capacity- 50,000
  • Owner- Uttar Pradesh Cricket Team, India National Cricket Team, Afghanistan National Team

 

8. Greenfield International Stadium (Trivandrum)

It is a multi-purpose Stadium built-in 2015 with a total seating capacity of around 55,000 used for mainly association football and cricket match. On November 07, 2017, the Greenfield Stadium became India’s 50th International cricket venue. The owner of this Stadium is Kerala Unversity. It hosted its first ODI on 01 November 2018 held between India and West Indies and First T20I on 07 November 2017 (India VS New Zealand).

 

  • Build- 2015
  • State- Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • Total Capacity- 55,000
  • Owner- Kerala University

 

9. JSCA International Cricket Stadium (Ranchi)

JSCA stands for Jharkhand States Cricket association. JSCA International Cricket Stadium was built in1958 in Ranchi, Jharkhand with a total seating capacity of around 50,000 and Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) is the owner of this stadium. After 2 years the first ODI was played on this stadium held between India and England on 19 January 2013. The first Test Match was played in this stadium on 16-20 March 2017 (India VS Australia).

 

  • Build- 2011
  • State- Ranchi, Jharkhand
  • Total Capacity- 50,000
  • Owner- Jharkhand State Cricket Association

 

10. Barabati Stadium (Cuttack)

It is a multi-purpose stadium mainly use for Football and Cricket Association and was built in 1958 in Cuttak, Odisha. It is one of the oldest stadiums in India. It hosted its first Test Match on 4-7 January 1987 held between India and Sri Lanka and its first ODI was hosted on 27 January 1982 (India VS England). It also hosted the Only Women’s Test Match on 7-11 March 1985 held between India and Zealand.

 

  • Build- 1958
  • State- Cuttack, Odisha
  • Total Capacity- 45,000
  • Owner- Odisha Cricket Association

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