After football cricket is the second most-watched and played a game in the Asian countries. The World’s largest cricket league i.e. IPL is played in these countries.
As you are here to know about the largest cricket stadiums in the world let me tell you that the average boundary of a cricket stadium lies between 65 and 80 meters.
List of Largest Cricket Stadium In The World By Boundary 2022
|No.||Ground Name||Country||Straight Boundary||B Size (in meters)|
|1||Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG)||Australia||Straight||93.72|
|3||The Wanderers, Johannesburg||South Africa||Straight||86.76|
|4||Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)||Australia||Square||86.24|
|5||SSC Colombo||Sri Lanka||Straight||86.09|
|6||Hagley Oval||New Zealand||Straight||83.57|
|7||Basin Reserve||New Zealand||Straight||81.70|
|8||Kensington Oval||West Indies||Straight||76.64|
|10||Eden Park||New Zealand||Straight||64.89|
We also have some International cricket grounds whose boundary is more than 90 meters, we would be discussing these later in the article. So let’s get started
Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) – 93.72 Meters
|Location||Driver Ave, Moore Park NSW 2021, Australia|
Established in 1848 this ground has a seating capacity of 48000 audiences with a 156.0m long and 154.0m wide playing area. This Stadium Ground is the Biggest Cricket Stadium in the World by boundaries.
After from its size, what makes this ground special is its beautiful green field.
Apart from cricket games like football Match, rugby league football, rugby union, and association football are also played here.
This ground is also known as Sydney Cricket Ground No. 1; Garrison Ground (1848-1877) and Association Ground. While its end is named Paddington End and Randwick End.
It is owned by the Government of New South Wales via the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust. And is located at Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales.
Lords, London – 88.87 Meters
|Location||St John’s Wood; London, NW8|
Located at St John’s Wood, London, England, Lords Cricket Ground was established in 1814 and named after Thomas Lord.
It has a seating capacity of 31100 audiences. Its boundary size of 88.87 meters makes its place in the 2nd position in our list of largest cricket stadiums in the world by boundary.
Apart from cricket, this stadium is used for Lacrosse, Hockey, and Archery.
It is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club and its ends are names Pavilion End and Nursery End.
The Wanderers, Johannesburg – 86.76 Meters
|Location||Corlett Dr, Illovo, Sandton, 2196, South Africa|
Wanderers International Stadium is the third Biggest Cricket ground-based on boundaries. It is located in Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg. It has a seating capacity of 34000 viewers with a boundary of 86.76 meters.
It is the most Greenfield International Stadium in the world.
It is also known as Bullring because of its intimidating atmosphere.
Its end names are Corlett Drive End and Golf Course End.
Currently, the naming rights of the stadium are with Imperial Logistics.
Melbourne Cricket Stadium (MCG) – 86.24 Meters
|Location||Brunton Ave, Richmond VIC 3002, Australia|
Melbourne Cricket Stadium also known as MCG is located in East Melbourne, Victoria. It has a capacity of 100024 viewers with a playing area of 172.9m long and 147.8m wide.
It was established in 1853 and became the second-largest cricket stadium in terms of capacity.
Apart from cricket, this ground is also used for Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Lawn Bowls, and Squash.
Owned by the Government of Victoria It is the most wonderful stadium in the World with its end name being Members End and Great Southern Stand End.
SSC Colombo – 86.09 Meters
|Location||35 Maitland Pl, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka|
This ground is the fifth largest ground by the boundary with a capacity of 10000 cricket fans. This ground is located in Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo. And is owned by Singhalese Sports Club.
It is one of the most famous grounds in Sri Lanka. It is also regarded as “the Lord’s of Sri Lanka”.
End names of the ground are Tennis Courts End and South End.
Hagley Oval – 83.57 Meters
|Location||The central city of Christchurch, New Zealand.|
Established in 1851 this ground is located in the central city of Christchurch, New Zealand.
It has a seating capacity of 18000 fans with a 149m x 149m playing area.
It is established close to stunning trees and fields of Hagley Park.
Its ends are named Port Hills end and Botanic Gardens end.
Basin Reserve-81.70 Meters
|Location||Mount Cook, Wellington, New Zealand|
Commonly known as “The Basin”, The Basin Reserve is a cricket ground located in Mount Cook, Wellington, New Zealand with a seating capacity of 11600.
Established in 1868 it is the oldest test cricket ground in the country.
This ground is also used for concerts, sports events, and other social gatherings.
As of now, its naming rights are with Cello Communications, a Wellington-based telecommunications company by a two-year agreement.
Its end names are Vance Stand End and Scoreboard End
Kensington Oval-76.64 Meters
This ground is located west of the capital city Bridgetown on the island of Barbados.
Established in 1871 it has a seating capacity of 28000.
It is operated by Kensington Oval Management Inc. (KOMI). And its ends are named Malcolm Marshall End and Joel Garner End.
Eden Gardens-76.23 Meters
|Location||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
Established in 1864, it is a cricket ground located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. With a seating capacity of 68000, it is the second-largest cricket stadium in India and the third-largest cricket stadium in the world.
It is also known as the “Mecca of Indian cricket” as it is the first official cricket ground in India.
Regarded as Batsman’s Paradise this stadium stands in 9th position in our list of top 10 cricket stadiums in the world by boundary as it is only 76.23 meters by boundary.
It is owned and operated by the West Bengal Cricket Association and Cricket Association of Bengal respectively.
Its end is named High Court End and Pavilion End.
Eden Park- 64.89 Meters
|Location||Kingsland, New Zealand|
Located in Kingsland, New Zealand, it is the largest sports stadium in New Zealand.
It is owned and operated by Eden Park Trust Board.
This stadium hosts rugby in winter and cricket in summer.
It has a capacity of 42000 cricket fans.
Its ends are City End and Sandringham End.
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