In today’s time, we all know that cricket is played worldwide, and cricket is played so much in Asia that minor leagues of cricket keep running in many countries of Asia. Cricket is the second most-watched and played sport in today’s time after football. The World’s biggest cricket league is played in the Asian country of India, which we know as IPL ( Indian Premier League).
There have been many such batsmen in the history of the Cricket Field. Who has given a different identity to cricket with his batting? Many batters hit such long sixes in cricket International Match with their power to prove the International cricket stadiums too small. But in this article, we will not tell you about any batsman; today, in this article, we will give you complete information about the Largest Cricket Ground in the World in terms of capacity and boundary.
Before moving further in this article, there will be a question in many people’s minds that how many meters is the average boundary of a cricket ground in an International Cricket Match. So let me tell those people that the average boundary of cricket is somewhere between 65 and 80 meters. There are many such international cricket grounds in the World whose length is more than 90 meters, about which we will tell in this article today. So let’s see Largest Cricket Stadium in the world by Boundary.
List of Largest Cricket Stadium in the world by Boundary 2021:
|No.||Largest Stadium 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|
#1.Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) – 93.72 Meters
Ground – Sydney Cricket Ground No. 1; Garrison Ground (1848-1877), Association Ground;
Established – 1848
Audience Capacity – 44,002
Playing area – 156.0m long, 154.0m wide
Floodlights – Yes
End names – Paddington End, Randwick End
Home team – New South Wales
Other sports – Australian Rules Football Match (Sydney Swans)
Curator Tom – Parker
Current local time – 23:57, Fri Jun 11, 2021 (UTC +1000)
Currently, Indian Stadium Narendra Modi Stadium is the largest cricket ground in the World, but Australian Stadium Sydney Ground is the Biggest Cricket Stadium in the World by boundaries. The boundary Size of this cricket ground is 93.72 meters, which is the highest among all cricket grounds in today’s time.
There is a very beautiful green field in this Amazing stadium. Apart from cricket, this cricket ground is used for Australian football Match, rugby league football, rugby union and association football. He was started in 1848. Between 1980 and 1981, G S Chappell did the best performance on this ground against the Indian cricket team.
#2. Lords, London – 88.87 Meters
Ground – Lord’s Cricket Ground
Established – 1814
Named after – Thomas Lord
Capacity – 30000
Floodlights – Yes, 2009
End names – Pavilion End, Nursery End
Home teams – Marylebone Cricket Club, Middlesex
Other sports – Lacrosse, Hockey, Archery (2012 Olympics)
Curator – Mick Hunt
Current local time – 15:01, Fri Jun 11, 2021 (UTC +0100)
Lords Cricket Ground is the second-largest Cricket Stadium in the World based on boundaries. The Ground Size boundary of this cricket ground is 88.87 meters. It is the second-largest ground of all cricket grounds in today’s time after Sydney Cricket Ground. This cricket ground is used for Lacrosse, Hockey, Archery (2012 Olympics) besides cricket. It is one of the most Greenfield International Stadiums in the World.
#3. The Wanderers, Johannesburg – 86.76 Meters
Ground – Kent Park
Capacity – 28,000
End names – Corlett Drive End, Golf Course End
Home teams – Gauteng, Transvaal
Current local time – 16:04, Fri Jun 11, 2021 (UTC +0200)
Wanderers International Stadium is the third Biggest Cricket ground-based on boundaries after Sydney Cricket Ground and Lord’s Cricket Ground. This ground is located in Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg and is the most Greenfield international stadium in the World. The boundaries of this ground are 86.76 meters, which is smaller than Sydney Cricket Ground and Lord’s Cricket Ground. The total capacity of this ground is 28,000 Cricket fans.
#4. Melbourne Cricket Stadium (MCG) – 86.24 Meters
Ground Know – MCG
Established – 1853
Viewer Capacity – 90,000
Playing area – 172.9m long, 147.8m wide
Floodlights – Since March 1985
End names – Members End, Great Southern Stand End
Home National Cricket team – Australia
Other sports – Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Lawn Bowls, Squash
Curator – David Sandurski
Current local time – 00:13, Sat Jun 12, 2021 (UTC +1000)
Melbourne Cricket Ground is the fourth-largest ground-based on boundaries after Sydney Cricket Ground, Lord’s Cricket Ground and Wanderers Stadium. Melbourne Cricket Ground is also known as MCG. This ground is located in East Melbourne, Victoria. This is the second-largest ground-based on capacity after Indian Cricket Stadium Sardar Patel Stadium.
The boundary of this ground is 86.24 meters which are smaller than Sydney Cricket Ground, Wanderers Stadium and Lord’s Cricket Ground. Apart from cricket, this ground is used for Australian Rules Football, Soccer, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Lawn Bowls, Squash. It is one of the Wonderful Stadiums in the World.
#5. SSC Colombo – 86.09 Meters
Ground Know – Maitland Place
Capacity – 10,000
Floodlights – No
End names – Tennis Courts End, South End
Home team – Sinhalese Sports Club
Current local time – 19:40, Fri Jun 11, 2021 (UTC +0530)
Singhalese Sports Club Cricket Ground is also known as SSC Colombo. This ground is located in Cinnamon Gardens, Colombo. This ground has a boundary of 86.09 meters. Which is smaller than Sydney Cricket Ground, Wanderers Stadium, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Lord’s Cricket Ground. The capacity of this ground is 10,000.
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