Cricket is one of those sports which is way ahead from other games, the craziness, the madness and the fan following in India for cricket is unmatched. In cricket, the infrastructure is also way ahead of others, in India you will find a cricket stadium in every city like you find cinema halls in India. Another fact is that India has the most number of international cricket stadiums in the world. With 48 ODI, 28 Test and 22 T20I grounds. Well, while India is leading with some odd number, Other cricket playing countries doesn’t even come close.
All know that India’s population is crazy for cricket. And in a country like India where the community is 1.3 Billion, it’s not admissible to create a stadium with a capacity of 7 or 10 thousand. That’s the reason why India hosts 7 out of the 10 ten biggest cricket stadium in the world. Also, another old stadium is getting renovated, and after that, it will be the biggest stadium in the world. Let’s take a look at the biggest stadiums in India.
Eden Garden, Kolkata |68,000
It is massive, giant, oldest and the best stadium in India without a doubt. Eden Garden got developed in 1864 and later re-developed multiple times. After the 1987 world cup, the renovation works to expand the capacity to 100000 but then restoration decrease the ability to 68,000. But still, it’s the biggest stadium in India and 2nd biggest stadium in the world. This stadium is considered as the best stadium in India, because of its pitch, capacity, lighting, and other social factors too. The stadium has a lot history connected to betting india and its whereabouts.
Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh Stadium, Raipur | 65,000
SVNS Stadium is the 2nd biggest stadium in India. It got situated on the outskirts of Raipur, which is getting developed as New Raipur. This stadium got known because of its beauty and state of the art facilities available for players and fans. It got integrated in 2008, but the first match got played in 2010. After that, many national and international events gets conducted in this stadium. Now Delhi Capital is using this stadium as the home ground for IPL matches.
Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad | 55,000
This stadium got established in 2003, but only the stadium has hosted just five tests, and 6 ODIs. Maybe because of the flat surface and small boundaries which makes batting for the batsman is damn easy. But the stadium is most famous for its T20 matches. The fans are crazy to watch high scoring T20 games, and this stadium is capable of that type of shows. Hyderabad franchise in the IPL uses Rajiv Gandhi Stadium as their home ground.
Greenfield International Stadium, Trivandrum | 50,000
It is one of the best stadiums in the world because this stadium not only can host cricket matches but also football matches as well. Because of this stadium is built according to the normal of both ICC and FIFA. Furthermore, Greenfield is the first eco-friendly stadium in India. The stadium matches are generally sponsored by LeoVegas India.
These are some amazing and biggest cricket stadiums in India. All the stadiums are capable of hosting significant ICC events. The view of all the stadium is fantastic. Sooner or later, India will be the most favorite to host many other ICC events regularly.