3 renowned smallest International cricket stadium in India


In the game of cricket, the length of the field also decides the scale of scores that can be scored in match. The smallest grounds in world cricket are found in New Zealand. New Zealand’s Eden Park is considered to be the smallest international stadium in the world.


As for the biggest stadiums, it include the Melbourne Cricket Ground apart from some grounds in England, West Indies and India. The boundary on one side of New Zealand’s Eden Park is just 55 meters. There are also many small stadiums in India and they are played at regular intervals besides international matches and IPL matches.

Today in this article, we take a look at the 3 most smallest cricket stadiums in India. Note that the list is made according to ground size and not crowd capacity.


Wankhede Stadium

After the repair work for the 2011 World Cup at the Wankhede Stadium, the spectator capacity remained a little over 33 thousand, though earlier it was 45 thousand. Many important matches are played in this venue built by the sea side.

The final of the 2011 World Cup was also played here. This is the home ground of Mumbai Indians in IPL and it is very beautiful to look at. The boundary is of 60 meters and the batsmen get six runs even for a shot with not perfect timing. Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar played his last international match against West Indies here.

M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Work on this ground started in 1970 and first-class cricket was played here for the first time in 1972-73. Apart from the front boundary line, the boundary lines on the right and left sides are also 57 to 58 meters. This is the home ground of Royal Challengers Bangalore in IPL.


The stadium comes with a very high level drainage system which allows games to resumed as quick as possible after rain. About 40 thousand spectators can sit together and watch the match. It is much easier to score Sixes and fours here.

Holkar Stadium

Earlier it was known as Maharani Usharaje Trust Cricket Ground, but in 2010, Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association named it after Holkar descendants. It was here that Virender Sehwag scored a double century in one-day cricket against West Indies in December 2011.

It is also the home ground of Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) in the IPL. The boundary line is 56 to 57 meters and the batsmen can easily hit sixes here at the ground. At a time, 30 thousand spectators can enjoy the game here.

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