BCCI President Sourav Ganguly reacts to world’s biggest cricket stadium in Motera

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly reacts to world’s biggest cricket stadium in Motera

The Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad is well on its way to end up the largest cricket stadium in the world as it will host 110,000 spectators, more than doubling its preceding ability of 54,000.

The pics of the venue has already created a lot of buzz among fans and gamers alike. BCCI President Sourav Ganguly additionally reacted on the venue which is expected to be inaugurated by using US President Donald Trump. “Lovely to see such a massive ,pretty stadium .. Ahmedabad .. have excellent memories in this ground as a player ,captain ..grew up at Eden with hundred thousand ability .. (not any more).. can’t wait to see this on 24th,” he tweeted on Tuesday.


The Sardar Patel Stadium -- or Motera, as it is certainly recognized -- was once first built in 1982 when the nation authorities of Gujarat donated 50 acres of land for its construction. The floor commenced web hosting worldwide cricket a yr later in 1983.

So far, Motera has held one T20I (Pakistan’s last worldwide on Indian soil, played returned in 2012), 12 Test matches and 24 ODIs -- the closing of which, between India and Sri Lanka in November 2014, used to be additionally the remaining recreation it hosted before it closed for reconstruction.


By September 2015, the work to construct the “world’s largest cricket stadium” began, sanctioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi (he has also served as the president of the Gujarat Cricket Association, which runs the venue).