The Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad is effectively on its manner to turn into the largest cricket stadium in the world as it is going to host 110,000 spectators, greater than doubling its earlier capability of 54,000. The photos of the venue has already created a whole lot of buzz amongst followers and gamers alike. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly additionally reacted on the venue which is anticipated to be inaugurated by US President Donald Trump. “Lovely to see such a massive ,pretty stadium .. Ahmedabad .. have great memories in this ground as a player ,captain ..grew up at Eden with hundred thousand capacity .. (not any more).. can’t wait to see this on 24th,” he tweeted on Tuesday.
Lovely to see such an enormous ,fairly stadium .. Ahmedabad .. have nice reminiscences in this floor as a participant ,captain ..grew up at Eden with hundred thousand capability .. (not any extra).. can’t wait to see this on 24th
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) February 19, 2020
The BCCI on Tuesday shared a chicken’s eye view of the picturesque Motera Stadium, which is the world’s largest cricket stadium.
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“MoteraStadium Ahmedabad, India Seating capacity of more than 1,10,000,” the BCCI stated in a tweet.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 18, 2020
The Sardar Patel Stadium — or Motera, as it’s merely identified — was first constructed in 1982 when the state authorities of Gujarat donated 50 acres of land for its development. The floor started internet hosting worldwide cricket a 12 months later in 1983.
So far, Motera has held one T20I (Pakistan’s last worldwide on Indian soil, performed again in 2012), 12 Test matches and 24 ODIs — the final of which, between India and Sri Lanka in November 2014, was additionally the ultimate recreation it hosted earlier than it closed for reconstruction.
By September 2015, the work to construct the “world’s largest cricket stadium” started, sanctioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi (he has additionally served because the president of the Gujarat Cricket Association, which runs the venue).
(With company inputs)