Five Oldest Cricket Stadiums in India

Majorly a cricket ground is famous due to its facilities and historical cricket memories associated with it. If anyone asks you which is the best stadium in India, most of us will say Narendra Modi stadium, Wankhede stadium, etc.

If anyone asks you which is the oldest stadium in India and when/where was the first international match played in India, do you have the answer to these kinds of questions?

Many of us could not answer these ones easily without searching online, sometimes we forget about the origin when, and where cricket was started in India.

So for that, Here is the list of the five oldest cricket stadiums in India along with their first international matches:

5) Green Park Stadium, Kanpur

Green Park Stadium, Kanpur
Green Park Stadium, Kanpur

Establishment Year: 1945

First Match: 12th January 1952, India vs England. England won that match with 8 wickets.

4) Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai

Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai
Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai

Establishment Year: 1937

First Match: 9th December 1948, India vs West Indies. The match was drawn.

3) MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

Other names: Chepauk Stadium

Establishment Year: 1916

First Match: 10th February 1934, India vs England. England won that match by 202 runs.

2) Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi

Other names: Feroz Shah Kotla

Establishment Year: 1882

First Match: 10th November 1948, India vs West Indies. The match was drawn.

1) Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Establishment Year: 1864

First Match: 5th January 1934, India vs England. The match was drawn.

This match is also the first international match played on Indian soil.