Motera becomes the top and the largest cricket stadium in the world: President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated Motera cricket stadium in Sabarmati, Ahmedabad today. Home Minister Amit Shah and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, along with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah, were also present at the event.
Highlights of this Stadium:
This is the largest stadium in the world now. The stadium has a seating capacity of 1.10 lakh people. Previously, Melbourne was the largest cricket stadium in the world. After the inauguration, Sardar stadium is the world largest stadium which spread over 63 acres.
- Built at an estimated cost of 800 crore rupees, Motera stadium houses 76 corporate boxes, an Olympic level swimming pool, an indoor academy, four dressing rooms for athletes, food courts and a clubhouse.
- The Motera Stadium is engaged with new decorations and the latest facilities for the 3rdTest match between India and England. This will be the first match which is held at this stadium. And this is also the 100th test for 32 year old pacer Ishant Sharma.
- Larsen & Turbo (L&T) company which built the Statue of Unity in 5 years has built this stadium in a short span of two years.
- An attractive feature of this stadium is that the 360-degree podium concourse at a height of 9 meters.
- The stadium will be a part of the planned Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave in the city.
The Motera Stadium has been renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium on this day (24.02.2021).
Home Minister Amit Shah said that “Coupled with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave and Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera, a sports complex will also be built in Naranpura. These three will be equipped to host any international sports event,” Home Minister Amit Shah said at the event.” He also highlighted that “Ahmedabad will be known as the ‘sports city’ of India”
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