Australian cricket is one of the best in the world just like that the cricket stadiums in Australia are also popular. The Australian grounds are much greener than the asian grounds make them more beautiful. There are some top cricket stadiums in Australia and we are discussing about that.
1. Melbourne Cricket Ground
The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is an Australian sports stadium located in Yarra Park and is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. It is the largest stadium in Australia and it holds the world record for the highest light towers at any sporting venue. Maximum capacity of the stadium has been over 90 thousand, the oldest cricket ground of the cricket world also hosted the 2006 commonwealth games. This special arena has been the home of many other famous sporting events, including the 1956 Olympics, FIFA World Cup qualifiers and the 1992 Cricket World Cup. You can enjoy a variety of sports from here, including rugby, football, cricket or Australian football.
2. Adelaide Oval
Adelaide Oval is a stadium in South Australia, located in the parklands between the city centre and North Adelaide. The stadium is mostly used for cricket and Australian rules football also plays host to rugby league, rugby union, soccer, and concerts. The oval is considered to be one of the most picturesque Test cricket grounds in Australia, if not the world. The oval currently has a seating capacity of approximately 32,000–34,000 spectators; the maximum crowd at a cricket game was 50,962 and the maximum crowd was 62,543. Many Australians consider the Oval as one of the finest cricket stadiums in the world and is known for its acoustics during an AFL game.
3. SCG, Sydney, Australia
SCG is one of the world’s cricketing cathedrals, with its mint green tiled roof, is an iconic spot to watch your club score a century. The Australian ground was built in 1848 and SCG is home to New South Wales Blues cricket team and the Sydney Sixers. The location of games for the 2000 Olympics, 2003 Rugby World Cup and 2008 Rugby League World Cup, the SCG is one of Australia's most well-known venues for sport. Until the 44,000 seat Football Stadium opened in 1988, the Sydney Cricket Ground was one of the major rugby league venue in Sydney.
4. The Gabba, Brisbane
The Brisbane Cricket Ground commonly known as the Gabba is a major sports stadium in Brisbane, the capital of Queensland. The stadium is named after the suburb of Woolloongabba, in which it is located. A capacity of almost 40,000 helps the working Brisbane crowd a chance to see great cricket. The Gabba is known for its famous tied test match played between Australia and West Indies in 1960 (only second tie of test history. Over the years, the Gabba hosted athletics, Australian rules football, baseball, concerts, cricket, cycling, rugby league, rugby union, soccer and pony and greyhound races. Shane Warne loved this ground for the bounce.
5. WACA stadium, Perth
The WACA is a famous cricket stadium in Perth, Western Australia and the stadium's name derives from the initials of its owners and operators, the Western Australian Cricket Association. The pitch at the WACA ground is regarded as one of the quickest and bounciest in the world. Perth cricket ground has a capacity of aproximately 22 thousand people, enjoying cricket on the grass stands or the temporary seatings. The ground has also been used for a range of other sports, including athletics carnivals, Australian rules football, baseball, soccer, rugby league, rugby union, and international rules football.