We never stop talking about cricket and their unforgettable moments happen in the stadiums. Moments like high-fly sixes, fantastic fours, etc. But there is always more than to talk about cricket, people also talk about the location, view, and architecture of the cricket stadium. Here are names of a few beautiful cricket stadiums around the world which deserve appreciation.
Lord’s Stadium, London- It is also known as “ Home of Cricket.” It is one of the three grounds established by Thomas Lord between 1781-1814. The area of the ground is spread around 250 yards. It comprises Middlesex County Cricket Club, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), the European Cricket Council (ECC). It has an excellent view of the Worcester river. The responsibilities of the management are held by the Marylebone Cricket Club. The ground has a northwest area 2.5 m higher than the South-west which allows the bowlers to bounce the ball to great extent.
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia- It is the largest stadium on the continent. Since 1838, they have been hosting many sports events like Cricket, Rugby, and Football. The ground is spread over 22 yards of the area. It is considered the largest stadium on earth, the MCC Ground is also famous for being the tallest light at each corner of the stadium during evening and night events.
The Wanderers, Johannesburg- Bidvest Wanderers Stadium is located in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. This stadium is one of the best venues and generally hosts cricket matches of Tests, One-Day, and First Class. Because its lighting system, comfy suites, electronic scoreboard, CCTV system, and ticketing system make the stadium remarkable.
Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, India- It is situated at the most beautiful place in India- Himachal Pradesh. The stadium has a scenic view of the Himalayan mountains. It is 1,457 m above sea level. It has perfect conditions for the players to perform and for the visitors to see the beauty of the city of Dharamshala. In 2015, the stadium was chosen as a Center of Excellence by the Asia Cricket Council.
Galle International Stadium, Sri Lanka- This stadium is considered the most scenic cricket venue. It is located near the Galle fort of the 16th century. From 1876, the stadium offered Cricket and Rugby matches with 35,000. This stadium is considered the most scenic cricket venue. It is located near the Galle fort of the 16th century. From 1876, the stadium offered Cricket and Rugby matches with 35,000. The ground serves the home team that has skilled bowlers, covering 4.216 hectares.