If you are a fan of cricket and you are planning a trip to India, you should know that this country has 49 international cricket grounds with some of the largest cricket venues in the world by seating capacity. Here is the list of the most popular international cricket stadiums in India.
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Eden Gardens in Kolkata is India’s home of cricket and the most iconic cricket stadiums in the world. It is also the largest cricket stadium in India in terms of seating capacity.
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Wankhede cricket stadium of Mumbai is famous for list of high profile cricket matches, 2011 Cricket World Cup Final was hosted by Wankhede Stadium where India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets to won the Cricket World Cup in 2011.
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
Arun Jaitley Stadium was previously known as Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Second oldest and still functional cricket stadium in India. The ground is home venue of the Delhi Capitals with capacity of 41,820 spectators.
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is situated in the heart of Bangalore city with a seating capacity of 40,000. This stadium is owned by the Government of Karnataka and first cricket stadium to use solar panels for stadium needs.
RGIC Stadium, Hyderabad
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium of Hyderabad has a capacity of 55,000, third largest cricket ground in India by capacity. This stadium is home ground of Sunrisers Hyderabad IPL team and Hyderabad Cricket Association.
HPCA Stadium, Dharamshala
Dharamshala Cricket Stadium is the most picturesque cricket stadium in the world, located in the city of Dharamshala and the city is home of the Dalai Lama of Tibet. It is situated at an altitude of 1,457 m facing Himalayan mountains and selected as one of the six new Test match venues in India.
Green Park Stadium, Kanpur
Green Park Stadium is an international cricket stadium in Uttar Pradesh, home to the UP cricket team and only stadium where a student gallery is available.