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Top Ten Cricket Stadiums

by on January 3, 2011
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1. Lord’s Cricket Ground (LORDS): Established in 1814 in St John’s Wood, London is named after its founder Thomas Lord. Lords is the oldest cricket ground. Lors Cricket stadium can be considered as one of the most important cricket stadiums in the world. The major reason behind this fact is that it is one of the oldest established cricket stadiums in the world.

2. The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG): As the name signifies, this ground is in Sydney Australia. SCG was established in 1844 and currently SCG Trust owns and operates it. One of the most beautiful and well maintained cricket stadiums in the world, this one has a huge seating capacity as well.

3. The Oval Cricket Ground (THE OVAL): Founded in 1845 in Kennington, London, it was used to be known as Fosters Oval. Currently this ground is known as Brit Oval due to the commercial sponsorship by Brit Insurance Co. Oval can be considered as the second most important cricket stadium in the world.

4. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG): The home of Melbourne Cricket Club is the largest Stadium of Australia with world’s highest flood lights towers erected at any sport venue. MCG was established in 1854.

5. Old Trafford: Established in 1864 in Old Trafford England. One of the beautiful cricket grounds England have.

6. Adelaide Oval: Founded in 1871, a fine-looking ground in Adelaide, South Australia.

7. Sahara Park Newlands: A historical and stunning South African Cricket ground erected in 1889 in the valley of Table Mountain and Devil’s Peak.

8. Queen’s Park Oval: The pride of Port of Spain, Trinidad was constructed in 1896 has the honour to host the most number of test matches in the Caribbean.

9. Eden Gardens: Situated in Kolkata, it is the largest cricket stadium in India which was founded in 1865.

10. Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium: Formerly a citadel constructed in Delhi by Sultan Ferozshah Tughlaq, which was later converted into the cricket stadium in 1883.

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  1. SRIJIT SINHA, CALCUTTA says:

    kolkata’s eden gardens is the best stadium……………..

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