Cricket is a religion followed by millions all over the globe. No doubts that it has become a big time obsession and thanks to this obsession that there are some really beautiful Cricket grounds around the world that makes watching the game even more pleasurable. Check out the 5 most beautiful cricket stadiums in the world which gives an entirely different feel to not just the players but also the spectators:
Home Of Cricket – Lord’s Cricket Stadium, London.
Lord’s stadium being the Home of Cricket has to be one of the most beautiful stadiums. The alluring view of the Worcester River can be seen from the stadium and will take your breath away. Lord’s is like fine wine- it keeps getting better with age. Recently having completed its 200th anniversary in 2014, Lord’s has hosted over 2000 Test Matches.
2. Queenstown Event Centre, New Zealand
Queenstown Events Centre or John Davies Oval is a spectacular stadium situated at the foot of the Remarkable Mountain range and the bank of Lake Wakatipu. With a unique style of seating in the stadium and aircraft landings around the stadium, you will be awe-struck by how spectacular the stadium is. Stadium Capacity: 19000 people.
HPCA Stadium Dharamshala, India
The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, India has snow-clad Himalayan Mountains in the backdrop which makes watching matches more entertaining and soothing. It is situated at 4780 feet above the sea level, this stadium in North India is one of the most beautiful stadiums in the world, and is located in Dharamshala. It is not just loved by spectators who travel to watch the match at the stadium but also is cricketers favorite.
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia
This ground leaves you speechless with its grandeur and its spic maintenance! It is a multi-sports stadium, mostly known for being the stadium to host the first ever test match and the first ODI between Australia and England. The Melbourne Cricket Ground or the MCG as it is popularly known is the 10th largest stadium and the largest by capacity in the world.
Eden Gardens Kolkata, India
Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium was the second stadium to host the World Cup finals in 1987. After MCG, this stadium is the world’s second largest stadium (in terms of capacity). It is said that, “No cricketers education is complete till he plays at the Eden Gardens.” With that being said, the Eden Gardens is famous for its excellent pitch, justly called the Pacer’s pitch.