Top 10 Cricket Stadiums In India

India is a cricket loving nation and it has the biggest cricket audience all over the world. Sachin Tendulkar is known as the God Of Cricket and he is an indian. The craze of Cricket in indai is incredible. Almost everyone is a fan of cricket as well as cricketers in india. For Cricket fans Cricket is like religion, Cricket Grounds is like temple and Cricket Players are like gods to them. India is the largest platform for Cricket and so there is a number of big cricket stadiums in india.


TOP 10 CRICKET STADIUMS IN INDIA :-


1. Eden Gardens (Kolkata)


The Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium is situated in Kolkata and was established 156 years ago in 1864. It is known as the oldest cricket Stadium in india. It is the second largest cricket ground in india after newly built Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium and it is the third largest stadium in the world after sardar patel stadium and melbourne cricket ground. Currently, the capacity of Eden Gardens is 80,000. The Indian Army is the owner of this cricket stadium. The first ever match(Test match) was played between India and England on 5 january 1934. The area of the ground is 50 acres.


2. M. A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai)


M. A. Chidambaram stadium is in Channai, Tamil nadu. The name of this stadium is named after the BCCI president M. A. Chidambaram. The stadium was previously known as Chepauk Stadium. This is the second oldest cricket stadium in india after Eden Gardens. The first ever match(Test match) was played between India and England on 10 february 1934 and the first ever Ranji Trophy match was played in 1936. The Tamil Nadu Cricket Association is the Owner of the ground. 


3. Arun Jaitley Stadium (New Delhi)


Arun Jaitley Stadium is located at New Delhi. It was established in 1883 and previously known as Feroj Shah Kotla Ground. Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA) named foyr stands after the the name of former india captain Bishan Shibgh bedi, former India all-rounder Mohinder Amarnath, former India opener and Gautam Gambhir and current captain of indian cricket team Virat Kohli. Delhi District Cricket Association is the owner of this ground. The construction cost of this stadium was around ₹114 crore. The capacity of the stadium is around 42,000. The first ever match(Test match) was played between India and West Indies on 10 november 1948. 


4. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru)


The M. Chinnaswamy Stadium is located at Bangalore. This stadium was established on 1969 and has the capacity of 35,000. It is the home ground of Royal Challengers Bangalore and Karnataka State Cricket Team. The Stadium is owned by the government of Karnataka. The first ever match(Test match) was played between India and West Indies on 22 november 1974. 


5. Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)


The Wankhede Stadium is in mumbai, Maharashtra. This stadium was established in 1974. After the renovation of the stadium for 2011 World Cup the capacity of the Stadium decreased to 33,100. Before 2011 the capacity of the stadium was 45,000. This is the stadium which hosted the final of the 2011 World Cup where India defeated Sri Lanka and became the first ever country to win the World Cup in home soil. The first ever match(Test match) played between India and West Indies on 23 january 1975. 


6. Punjab Cricket Association Inderjit Shingh Bindra Stadium (Mohali)


The Punjab Cricket Association Inderjit Shingh Bindra Stadium is in Mohali, Punjab. The stadium previously known as PCA Stadium. It was established in 1993 and has the capacity of 26,000. Punjab Cricket Association is the owner of this stadium. The first ever match was played between India and West Indies on 10 December 1994. 


7. ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium (Vishakhapatnam)


 Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium is in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It was established in 2003 and has the caoacity of 27,500. The owner of the stadium is Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh. The first ever match(ODI) was played between India and Pakistan on 5 April 2005.


8. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (Hyderabad)


The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is in Hyderabad. It is the home ground for the Hyderabad Cricket Association. The owner of the ground is Hyderabad Cricket Association and has the capacity of 55,000. It was established in 2003 and first ever match(ODI) was played between India and South Africa on 16 November 2005.


9. Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium (Dharamshala)


The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium commonly known as HPCA International Cricket Stadium is located in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh. The stadium was established in 2003 and has the capacity of 23,000. The owner of the HPCA stadium is Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association. The first ever match(ODI) was played between India and England on 27 january 2013.


10. JSCA International Cricket Stadium (Jharkhand)


Jharkhand States Cricket Association International Cricket Stadium is situated in Ranchi, Jharkhand. It was established in 2011 and has the capacity of 50,000. Jharkhand State Cricket Association own this stadium. The first ever match(ODI) was played between India and England on 19 january 2013. 






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