Motera Stadium; Another man-made marvellous of Gujarat
AHMEDABAD: With the Indian Premier League setting on in the country, All the cricket fans are extremely excited and delighted to enjoy the amazing matches. Fans from Ahmedabad might be disheartened as they do not often get a chance to see these matches live easily. But the city is always up to delight the Amdavadis, as the biggest stadium has been shaped in the city at Motera Stadium Ground.
Spread across 63 acres, the 110,000 seat stadium will more than double the capacity of the old stadium and hold 10,000 more people than Australia’s iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.The new stadium will house two large seating tiers, each with approximately 50,000 general admission seat capacity.
The Motera stadium in Ahmedabad has added quite a few glorious moments to the history of the game and also to the name of some remarkable players.
In the year 1987, Sunil Gavaskar scored his 10,000th test run at Motera stadium. Kapil Dev broke Richard Hadlee’s world record of 431 Test wickets here at Motera stadium And in the year 1999, Sachin Tendulkar scored his first double century at Motera.
The same glory is about to return to the city of Ahmedabad because Motera stadium is being rebuilt as the World’s Largest Cricket stadium. On 24th February. 2020 America’s President Donald Trump and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the World’s Largest Stadium, Motera.