If we keep aside the contest between the bat and ball, several additional factors make the game more appealing. One of them is the location where the game is played. Watching a great match with a glass of wine in hand and snow-clad mountains in sight must be one of the most satisfying feelings one can feel. Here, in this article, we’ll read about some of the most beautiful cricket grounds in the world.
5 – Dubai Cricket Stadium, UAE
What makes Dubai Cricket Stadium unique is its special system of floodlights named “Ring of fire” which gives an amazing look during day-night matches. It has around 350 floodlights fixed around the circumference of its rooftop.
4 – Saxton Oval, Nelson, New Zealand
New Zealand has some of the most eye-pleasing stadiums in the world and Saxton Oval is right up there with the best. The stadium is not as huge as some of the other stadiums in the list but leaves everyone mesmerized by its beauty. The hills covered by clouds in the background gives it a stunning look.
3 – Queenstown Event Centre, New Zealand
Another spectacular stadium that will leave you speechless with its beauty is Queenstown Event Centre in New Zealand. The ground is situated at the foothills of a mountain range named Remarkables. The spectators can also get a close look at flights taking off at the Queenstown Airport which is right next to the stadium.
2 – Newlands, Cape Town, South Africa
The stunning Table mountain and Devil’s Peak in the backdrop makes it one of the most picturesque stadiums in the world. The fans can also sit on the grassy knolls that surround the stadium.
1- HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala
Situated at nearly 5000 feet above sea level in Dharamsala, this has to be the most fascinating stadium in the world. Snow clad mountains of Dhauladhar ranges in the background gives a breathtaking view. Also, the stadium has architectural elements and design features that are unique to this part of the country