Top Ten Biggest Sports Stadiums in India

India has a mix color of sports like famous guli danda to the International cricket, though cricket is heartbeat of the nation but kockey is also very popular game in India along with football. Apart from the above few games, India is home for second largest football stadium in the world named as Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. Some of the multi purpose stadium has been constructed in India to boost the other Olympic sports. Here are list of biggest sports stadium in India capacity wise.

Buddh International Circuit (120,000) – Motor Racing Circuit

Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera (110,000) – World’s Largest Cricket Stadium

Salt Lake Stadium (85,000), Kolkata


The Yuva Bharati Krirangan Stadium of Kolkata is a multi purpose stadium located at Bidhannagar, West Bengal. Salt Lake Stadium is the largest stadium in India and second largest football stadium in the world. It is Associated with football having capacity of 85,000 and currently used for football matches and athletics.

Eden Gardens Stadium (68,000), Kolkata


Eden Gardens is one the International Cricket ground in India, located at Kolkata. The Eden Gardens is largest cricket stadium in India and second-largest in the world by seating capacity of 68,000. The Kolkata’s pride Eden Gardens Cricket Stadium is home to the Bengal cricket team as well as a witness of some of best Test, One Day International and Twenty20 International matches.
The Eden Gardens Stadium is owned by Indian Army.

Raipur International Cricket Stadium (65,000), Raipur

Chhattisgarh International Cricket Stadium is the latest cricket ground in India located in the city of Naya Raipur, Chhattisgarh. Raipur International Cricket Stadium is the one of the largest stadium in India with seats 65,000 spectators.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium (60,000), Delhi


Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium is the multipurpose sports stadium and one of the most important sports Stadium of Delhi. The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium of Delhi was the main stadium used for the major sporting events of XIX Commonwealth Games in 2010. It is the fourth largest multipurpose stadium in India in terms of seating capacity of 60,000 and extended up to 100,000 for concerts. The Stadium is owned by Indian Olympic Association.

EMS Stadium, Kozhikode

EMS Stadium with floodlights is mostly used for football matches and home of I league side Gokulam Kerala FC. The multi-purpose stadium in Kozhikode has capacity of 1,00,000 but limited to 80,000 for the I-League and 60,000 for other events.

DY Patil Stadium (55,000), Mumbai


The Dr. D. Y. Patil Stadium is a cricket stadium located in Nerul, Navi Mumbai with seating capacity of 60,000. It also has other facilities including 9 tennis hard courts, 4 indoor badminton courts and an Olympic sized swimming pool. Best feature of the stadium are cantilever roof and world;s first cricket stadium  to have concert level reinforced music system.

Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (55,000), Hyderabad

The crucial cricket ground of Hyderabad is Visaka International Cricket Ground located in eastern suburb of the city Uppal. Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium is one of the principal cricket ground of city and owned by Hyderabad Cricket Association.

M. A. Chidambaram Stadium (50,000), Chennai


M. A. Chidambaram Stadium of Chennai is one of the India’s oldest and continuously used cricket stadium,  located at Chepauk near Marina beach. The Chepauk Stadium of Chennai is known for the most appreciative crowd in the country.

Greenfield International Stadium (50,000), Trivandrum

Trivandrum International Stadium is located at Kariavattom in the city and mainly used for football and cricket, became India’s 50th international cricket venue.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium(40,000), Kochi

The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium or Kochi is one of the largest stadium in India in terms of seating capacity of 60,000. Originally the Stadium is constructed as a football stadium but It has host a number of international cricket matches. The stadium is also serve as venue for national events,important exhibitions and some time for political rallies as well.

Other Famous Cricket Stadium in India

  • Feroz Shah Kotla Ground, Delhi
  • Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
  • Vidarbha Cricket Stadium, Nagpur
  • Mohali Cricket Ground, Chandigarh
  • Green Park Stadium, Kanpur
  • Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

The MCA Pune International Cricket Center of Pune is ranked as one of the most advanced cricket stadium of India with features like rain water drainage system and other additional facilities.

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