Team India is among the most popular cricket teams in the world. Wherever Team India is playing, there receive enormous support from fans at the stadiums. It does not matter if the match is happening in India or any other country, a majority of the fans are either wearing the blue jersey or carrying the Indian tricolor with them in the stands.
It is the dream of every Indian cricket fan to witness the team live at the stadium at least once. The BCCI and the state associations decide the venues for the matches, and here’s a list of the top four Indian stadiums which have hosted the highest number of matches involving the Men in Blue across all formats of international cricket.
4. M Chinnaswamy Stadium – 51 matches of Team India
Bengaluru’s beautiful M Chinnaswamy Stadium has played host to 51 international games involving the Indian team. The venue is known for its excellent crowd, electric atmosphere and the batting-friendly pitch. The stadium host a Test match and a T20I of the Indian team last year.
3. Wankhede Stadium – 51 matches of Team India
The recently-concluded ODI match between India and Australia at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium was the 51st international game involving the Men in Blue at the venue. Wankhede Stadium is also known for its excellent fans, atmosphere and pitch.
2. Arun Jaitley Stadium – 59 matches
Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium holds the second position on this list, having hosted the Men in Blue 59 times so far. The stadium recently played host to the second Test match of the ICC World Test Championship series between the Indian cricket team and the Australian cricket team.
1. Eden Gardens – 71 matches
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71 at Kolkata
59 at Delhi
51 at Mumbai
51 at Bengaluru
49 at Chennai*
Next match at Chennai will be India's 50th Intl match at that Venue!#INDvsAUS
Kolkata’s Eden Gardens owns the record for the highest international home matches of the Indian team. Eden Gardens was once the largest stadium in India, but Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium has replaced it now.