If you’re a cricket lover with a thing for traveling, you’re in luck; countries where cricket is king also benefit from breathtaking landscapes, exotic wildlife and some of the most interesting cultures in the world. The experts at Cricket Betting Advice – CBA guided us through the top eight best world destinations for cricket lovers. Check out the best places to visit while you travel to the most famous cricket grounds in the world.
Australia feels like a world of its own, thanks to endless beaches, exciting nightlife and great wine regions. It also features several of the most exciting cricket venues, especially if it’s versus England. Australia is home to the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the largest stadium in the world, where the first test match was held in 1877. There’s also the Sydney Cricket Ground, one of the oldest in the country. How could we forget the legendary Western Australian Cricket Association Ground, established in 1893?
India is home to a fascinating culture, white-sand beaches and exotic species you won’t find elsewhere. We agree with the saying, “You’re not a real cricketer until you’ve played in India”. The country boasts several of the most famous venues in the world, including the HPCA Stadium and the Eden Gardens. The former is close to the Himalayas and the Tibetan border, while the latter is in the historic city of Kolkata. These famous stadiums have seen major cricket events, including Indian Premier League games and World Cup finals.
It’s not news that the national sport of the West Indies, a region that includes 13 island countries, is cricket. Cricket lovers can travel to some of the most beautiful island nations in the world. Once you’re there, be ready to dive in crystal-clear waters while meeting other enthusiasts. If you’re planning to travel to Barbados, we recommend visiting the world-renowned Kensington Oval. If your travel plans take you to Antigua or Trinidad and Tobago, don’t forget to book tickets at the Vivian Richard and Queen’s Park Oval stadiums.
South Africa is a popular destination thanks to its diverse marine life, friendly people and delicious cuisine. However, the country is also known for its fierce competition in cricket. It’s also home to several of the most beautiful stadiums in the world. Imagine being at the famous Newlands Stadium in Cape Town overlooking Table Mountain. Alternatively, you can visit the Wanderers stadium in Johannesburg, also known as the Bullring due to its overly-enthusiastic fans.