Motera Cricket Stadium – Narendra Modi Stadium

Motera Cricket Stadium – Narendra Modi Stadium, Features of Narendra Modi Stadium, Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium, world biggest cricket stadium

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Motera Cricket Stadium – Narendra Modi Stadium

The world’s largest cricket stadium built in Ahmedabad, Gujarat has been renamed as “Narendra Modi Stadium”. Earlier this stadium was known as “Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium” (Motera). President Ram Nath Kovind had inaugurated the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium, which will now be named as Narendra Modi Stadium after the current Prime Minister of the country. The stadium can seat one lakh thirty two thousand spectators. The President inaugurated the stadium in the presence of other distinguished guests including Home Minister Amit Shah and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju. Amit Shah said after the inauguration that, ‘We have decided to name it after the Prime Minister of the country because it was the dream project of Modi ji.’

Earlier, President Kovind reached the stadium. He along with his wife performed Bhoomi Pujan of the newly built Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave. During this, Amit Shah, Union Minister of State for Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju, Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat Nitin Patel and many other dignitaries were present there.

Motera Stadium is spread over 63 acres. The stadium has a seating capacity of 110,000 spectators, which is more than the Melbourne Cricket Ground. About 55,000 tickets were put up for sale for the next two Test matches to be held at the GCA Stadium. Recently, the knockout round matches of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy were also held here.

If we talk about this ground, then the first match will be played on it after 2014. Today the third test match will also be played between India and England. This match will be day-night which will be played with pink ball. The match will be telecast live from around 30 hi-tech cameras along with drone cameras. All preparations have been made for that. Various cameras such as Main Camera, Strike Zone Camera, Field Camera, Run Out Camera, Hawk-Eye Camera are all equipped to capture the thrill of the moments.

Features of Narendra Modi Stadium

  • The stadium is spread over 63 acres with three entry gates.
  • Three practice grounds, club house, Olympic size swimming pool and an indoor cricket academy have also been built in the world’s largest stadium.
  • The structure of the stadium is such that whenever a player hits a boundary, every cricket lover sitting in the stadium can hit that boundary.
    It is the only stadium in the world to use the same soil for practice and center pitch. Here for better visibility and to remove shadows, LED lights have been installed on the roof with a full circle.
  • The world’s largest cricket stadium has 11 center pitches, making it the only stadium in the world to have 11 center pitches on the main ground.
  • It is the first cricket stadium in the world to have four world class dressing rooms including gym.
    Apart from this, 76 Corporate Boxes with a capacity of 25 people have been made.
  • Here sand has been used under the grass in the ground, with the help of which the match can be resumed in a few hours despite heavy rain.
  • Parking arrangements have been made for cars and scooters. In which there is a parking arrangement for 4 thousand cars and 10 thousand two wheelers.
  • World’s largest cricket stadium ready for the first match which is going on now.
  • The world’s largest cricket stadium will host its first international match, with the newly renovated Sardar Patel Stadium set to host the third Test between India and England. Both India and England’s last pink ball outings were minor outings.
  • The stadium also known as Motera Stadium, the venue in Ahmedabad was first opened in the 1980s but has been renovated recently and now has a seating capacity of 1,10,000.
  • Motera is currently the largest cricket stadium in the world in terms of capacity.
  • Cricket match at Motera Stadium in India was last played in 2014.

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