5 best cricket stadiums in India

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Eden Gardens, Kolkata

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It is said that for a cricketer it is a privilege to play in the huge Eden Gardens. Being the largest and the oldest cricket ground of the country, the ground is also the third largest ground in the world in terms of capacity. Established in 1864, the stadium has a capacity of 9000 and has hosted many iconic cricket matches. It is still one of the most popular stadiums in the world of cricket.

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

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It is one of the most popular stadiums in India, and was built due to the conflict between the Cricket Club of India and the Mumbai Cricket Association. The stadium has a capacity of 4500 and it has witnessed many wins of the Indian team. It is the home ground for the IPL’s Mumbai Indians team.

HPCA Cricket Stadium, Dharamshala

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Though it is a small stadium when compared to others, but it surely the most beautiful stadium among the others. Surrounded by beautiful scenery, it seems as if the bowlers are running straight from the Himalayas end. The stadium is located at an altitude of 1457m above sea level. The ground here is said to have the fastest pitch in the country.

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad

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Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium has a capacity of 55000 and has witnessed many spectacular records and wins of Team India. The ground here favors both spin and pace bowling and is one of the most popular stadiums in the country.

Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi

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Feroz Shah Kotla Ground of Delhi is the second oldest cricket stadiums of India that is still functional. It was established in 1883 and has a capacity of 55000. It is a nice looking and a well-designed stadium which has been quite lucky for the Indian team has well. Many records have been made on this ground by the Indian players.