Largest Cricket Stadium in the World

10 Largest Cricket Stadium in the World 2023

With cricket being one of the most popular sports in the world, it surely demands its stadiums to be extensive enough to equip large crowds. The capacity of the cricket stadiums has gone larger with time to accommodate the increasing number of spectators and passionate fans who want to catch the live-action inside the stadium. 

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Top 10 World's Biggest Cricket Stadiums by Seating Capacity

The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, is the world's largest cricket stadium, with a seating capacity of 1,32,000 spectators. Let’s take a look closer at the top 10 biggest cricket stadiums in world by seating capacity.

RankStadiumSeating CapacityLocationHome Teams
1Narendra Modi Stadium1,32,000Ahmedabad, IndiaIndia team, Gujarat team
2Melbourne Cricket Ground1,00,024Melbourne, AustraliaAustralia team, Melbourne S Team
3Eden Gardens68,000Kolkata, IndiaIndia team, Kolkata team, Bengal team
4Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium65,400Raipur, IndiaChhattisgarh team, Delhi team
5Perth Stadium61,266Perth, AustraliaAustralia team, Perth S team
6Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium55,000Hyderabad, IndiaIndia team, Hyderabad team
7Greenfield International Stadium55,000Thiruvananthapuram, IndiaKerala team
8Adelaide Oval53,583Adelaide, AustraliaAustralia team, Adelaide S team
9Ekana Cricket Stadium50,000Lucknow, IndiaIndia team, Uttar Pradesh team, Lucknow team
10MA. Chidambaram Stadium50,000Chennai, IndiaIndia team, Tamil Nadu team, Chennai team

1. Narendra Modi Stadium - The World's Largest Cricket Stadium

The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad is the biggest cricket stadium in the world. Spread across 63 acres, it is the only cricket stadium in the world to have 4 player dressing rooms and 11 center pitches. A unique feature of the stadium is the surrounding LED lights on the roof instead of the usual floodlights used on the cricket grounds.

2. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) -  World’s Second-largest Cricket Stadium

Melbourne Cricket Ground is the second largest cricket stadium in the world, with a seating capacity of 100,024. Built-in 1853, the MCG has undergone a number of upgrades and renovations. It was the main stadium of the 1956 Summer Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games. The finals of the 1992 and 2015 Cricket World Cups were played here.

3. Eden Gardens

Popularly known as the “Mecca of Indian cricket,” Eden Gardens stadium is the second-largest stadium in India (capacity: 68,000) and the third-largest stadium in the world. It is one of the iconic cricket stadiums of the world, and is known for its electric atmosphere during the cricket matches. Established in 1864, the Eden Gardens has been a part of major historic cricket events in Indian and world cricket.

4. Naya Raipur Cricket Stadium

Established in 2008, Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, or popularly known as the Naya Raipur Cricket Stadium, is situated in Chhattisgarh and the fourth-biggest cricket stadium in world. It has a seating capacity of 65,400 and has hosted few home matches for the Delhi team during the Indian T20 League.

5. Perth Stadium

Perth Stadium, also known as Optus Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Perth, Western Australia. Officially opened in 2018, Perth Stadium has a capacity of over 61,266 people, which makes it the second-largest cricket stadium in Australia after Melbourne Cricket Ground. The stadium can be expanded to 65,000 seats for Australian rules football.

Largest Cricket Stadiums in India: by Capacity

India is a cricket-crazy nation and home to a huge number of cricket stadiums. Below is the list of the 10 largest cricket stadiums in India.


Stadium Name



Home Teams

1Narendra Modi Stadium1,32,000AhmedabadIndia team, Gujarat team
2Eden Gardens68,000KolkataIndia team, Kolkata team, Bengal team
3Naya Raipur International Cricket Stadium65,400RaipurChhattisgarh team, Delhi team
4Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium55,000HyderabadIndia team, Hyderabad team 
5Greenfield International Stadium55,000ThiruvananthapuramKerala team
6Ekana Cricket Stadium50,000LucknowIndia team, Uttar Pradesh team, Lucknow team
7MA. Chidambaram Stadium50,000ChennaiIndia team, Tamil Nadu team, Chennai team
8JSCA International Cricket Stadium50,000RanchiJharkhand team, Kolkata team
9Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium45,000NagpurIndia team, Vidarbha team 
10Barabati Stadium45,000CuttackIndia team, Odisha team


Where is the world's biggest cricket stadium?

The world's biggest cricket stadium is the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, India. It has a seating capacity of 132,000, making it the second largest stadium in the world after the Rungrado 1st of May Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea.

How many cricket stadiums are there in India?

There are about 53 international cricket stadiums in India that have hosted at least one international cricket match, either Test, ODI or T20I. Currently, only 24 out of 52 stadiums are active. 

Where is the smallest cricket stadium in India?

Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi is the smallest cricket stadium in India. The straight boundary of the venue is 60 meters, while the square boundary is 56 meters.

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