The whole India is busy in watching the IPL matches every day. People are getting back their homes quickly to see the thrilling innings of their favorite players. Both foreign and Indian cricketers are training too hard to provide the best entertainment. Some teams are winning and some teams are losing their positions. The audience is loving every moment of this ongoing tournament.
Whenever two major franchises collide, their fans reach the stadium to applaud their teams. The Indian cricket stadiums are quite large. These stadiums can house thousands of fans. Do you know which are these stadiums and which is the most famous one among all? Continue reading to reveal some interesting details about the Indin cricket stadiums, if your answer is no.
Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Eden Gardens is among the most iconic cricket stadiums in the world. This stadium was established in 1864. It had got Eden Gardens name because of an adjacent garden of the same name. It was initially capable of housing 90,000 people at a time. The seating capacity reduced to 68,000 people after the renovation work. All the major cricket teams visit this stadium during their India tour.
HPCA Stadium, Dharamshala
This stadium is not famous because it has a large capacity. It is probably the most beautiful cricket stadium in the world. This cricket stadium rests 1,457 m above the sea level. There are eye-catching views around the stadium. So, if the match is not going great, you can enjoy the charm of mother nature by sitting on your seat.
Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot
Many people believe SCA Stadium looks similar to Lord’s cricket stadium. It is actually true because both stadiums share the similar media centers. This stadium is capable of housing 28,000 people at a time. It was the home ground for Gujrat Lions and now it is the home for SCA.
Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
It is the stadium where former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni had played that match winning inning against Sri Lanka. His winning six still gives goosebumps whenever people watch it on YouTube. MSD’s that shot was truly immortal, but you must thank 33,108 people for making this match and that moment very special. Wankhede Stadium was established in 1974. This stadium has hosted many great matches and the Indian cricket team performed really great on this stadium.
M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Banglore
All the cricket fans in India wait for the IPL matches that take place in M. Chinnaswamy. It is the home ground for RCB (Royal Challengers Banglore). It is a stadium where the batsman causes the rain of 4s and 6s throughout their innings. The government of Karnataka owns this stadium which can house up to 40,000 people at a time.
Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
This stadium is situated in the national capital and it can house 48,000 people. It is one of the oldest grounds in India. This stadium was established in 1883 and it has hosted many memorable matches since that time. It is quite busy nowadays because it is home ground for Delhi Daredevils. Delhi is in form now. So, many fans would visit to watch their favorite team’s matches here.
Holkar Stadium, Indore
Indore’s Holkar stadium is quite popular among the cricket fans because of Virendra Sehwag’s immortal 219 run inning. Many local and international tournaments take place on this ground. It can house up to 30,000 people at a time. It serves as the home ground for Kings-XI Punjab. The players get the full house every time whenever two major teams play here.
M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Famous as Chepauk, M. A. Chidambaram Stadium is the home for IPL’s one of the most successful franchises, CSK. It is not serving as the home ground for CSK this year because of a revolt, but it has hosted numerous test, ODIs, and T-20 matches till the date. Up to 50,000 people can watch the match at Chepauk at a time.
Many other cities in India have eye-catching stadiums. The listed stadiums are the busiest stadiums where many ODIs and T-20 matches take place every year.