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The 7 Most Beautiful Cricket Grounds In The World

Cricket for some is more than just a sport. In a country like India, it’s a religion. Are you one of those crazy fans who would travel all the way to another continent, just to see your favorite team play? The Cricket Lounge’s Gaurav Baldewa lists the 7 most beautiful cricket grounds in the world.

1) HPCA Stadium, Dharamshala, India

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A cricket ground where a bowler can accurately be described as running in from the Himalayas end is clearly an unusual addition to the international circuit.


2) Queenstown Event Centre, New Zealand

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Just have a look at that stunning backdrop of the Remarkables!


3) Pallekele Stadium, Kandy, Sri Lanka

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The stadium is surrounded by gentle hills covered in lush green trees, which run away as far as the horizon. The ground itself has grass banks on either side, for the spectators.


4)  The Newland’s Cricket Ground, South Africa

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Newland’s, located in Cape Town, South Africa, is one of the most beautiful cricketing grounds in the world with a picturesque view overlooked by Table Mountain and Devil’s Pea.


5) The Dubai International Cricket Stadium, UAE

Its beauty is rendered absolute just by the location and structure of the stadium.


6) Arnos Vale Cricket Ground (ST. VINCENT)

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7) Beausejour Stadium, St Lucia

The ground itself is in the dip in the earth, overlooked by two mountains. The stands are bright and colourful, all painted columns and wooden seats.

By Gaurav Baldewa

 

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