By: ET Online

ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023: 10 iconic stadiums set to host the game

Sep 30, 2023

​Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad​

The largest cricket stadium in the world, it's a state-of-the-art facility that can accommodate over 132,000 spectators, making it an ideal venue for marquee World Cup clashes.

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​Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai​

This iconic stadium, with a capacity of 33,000 spectators, has a rich history and is known for its electric atmosphere. It has hosted many memorable World Cup matches in the past.

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​Eden Gardens, Kolkata​

With a seating capacity of over 66,000, Eden Gardens is one of the largest and most historic cricket stadiums in India.

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​M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore​

Known for its excellent pitch and modern facilities, this stadium is a favorite among cricketers and fans alike. It has a seating capacity of 40,000 people.

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​Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi​

Formerly known as the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, this venue has been upgraded to international standards and is ready to host World Cup matches.

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​HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala​

With its picturesque views, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium is one of the newest stadiums in the country.

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​Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow​

Lucknow’s cricket stadium, built in 2017, has not hosted a huge number of international matches before but the conditions are primed for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.

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​M A Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai​

The Chepauk Stadium is known for its lively crowd and has witnessed numerous historic moments in Indian cricket.

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​Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad​

Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium was built in 2005. The 39,200-capacity venue’s popularity has sky-rocketed over 18 years.

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​MCA International Stadium, Pune​

Situated in the Gahunje area in Pune district, this stadium is set to host a World Cup match for the first time on October 9. It has a seating capacity of 42,700.

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