Sardar Patel Stadium which is also known as Motera Cricket stadium is set to become the largest cricket stadium in the world. The cricket facility will have a seating capacity of 1,10,000 people. United States President Donald Trump is going to inaugurate Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat during his visit on February 24 claim reports.
Motera Cricket stadium was renamed in tribute to India’s first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel.
This outstanding stadium in Ahmedabad will not only serve as a world-class cricketing landmark but also has the potential to bolster other sports like football, hockey, basketball, kabaddi, boxing, lawn tennis, athletic track, squash, billiards, badminton and swimming.
A view of Sardar Patel Stadium on the outskirts. The stadium has a seating capacity of 1,10,000, bigger than that of the Melbourne cricket stadium.
Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel with the team of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation at Sardar Patel Stadium.
World-class facilities, four dressing rooms and separate team meeting rooms, this stadium has it all.
It was at this stadium that Sunil Gavaskar became the first player to reach 10,000 Test runs. The venue was also the host when Kapil Dev surpassed Sir Richard Hadlee’s record of 431 Test wickets.
The seating structure of the stadium ensures every person inside the stadium has a clear view of the action taking place.
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 stadium is built on 63 acres and is said to have cost Rs 700 crore.
The parking can accommodate 4,000 cars and 10 thousand two-wheelers.