Smallest Cricket Ground: Eden Park is the smallest cricket ground in the world. Here the boundary line is only 45 meters. Seating was arranged for 40,000 spectators.
Eden Park: New Zealand has the world’s smallest cricket ground. The boundaries of Eden Park in Auckland city are very small compared to all other cricket grounds in the world. As per the current ICC rules, international cricket is not recognized to be played on such a small ground. But as this ground is more than 100 years old and the regulations are very new, permission has been given to hold international matches here.
Eden Park in Auckland was built in the year 1900. The first international match was held here for the first time in 1930 February. New Zealand vs England. This match was drawn. So far 50 Test matches have been played here. A total of 150+ matches across all three formats of cricket have been held here. Australia also set a target of 244 runs in a T20 match here in February 2018. A total of 32 sixes were recorded in this T20 match.
200+ scores 7 times in T20 matches..
200+ scores have been recorded at this ground 7 times in T20 Internationals. Over 300 runs have been recorded here 9 times in ODIs as well. At the same time, the 500-run mark in Test cricket has been crossed here 10 times. Huge boundaries are thrown here. As the boundaries are small, the batsmen hit huge boundaries. This ground can seat around 40,000 spectators.
Stoinis hit 11 sixes in a single innings.
Australian player Marcus Stoinis played the biggest innings in ODIs here. In January 2017, he scored 146 runs off 117 balls. There were 11 sixes in this innings. Stoinis took advantage of Eden Park’s short boundaries. Martin Guptill scored a century in T20 International. Guptill scored 105 runs in 54 balls with the help of 9 sixes.
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