India take on England in World's biggest stadium


Motera Stadium, Gujrat

  • Motera stadium will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday(24th Feb) as the ground gets ready for the third Test match between India and England.

  • The Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad is spread over 63 acres, with a seating capacity of 1.10 lakh people.

  • With a seating range of 1,10,000, the stadium will surpass the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground as the biggest stadium in the world.

  • Currently, Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) is the largest cricket stadium in the world. It can accommodate 90,000 people simultaneously.

  • India had witnessed some iconic moments in the old Motera stadium, Sunil Gavaskar broke the 10,000 run mark in Test and Kapil Dev surpassed Richard Hadlee’s feat of most Test wickets.

  • The stadium has a club house with 55 rooms, indoor and outdoor games, restaurants, and Olympic size swimming pool, gymnasium, party hall and a 3D projector theatre.

  • The parking facility of the stadium is impressive with capacity for 3,000 cars and 10,000 two wheelers making it the biggest parking area within a stadium premises.

  • The stadium also has a additional cricket ground with smaller pavilion area. It also has facilities for other sports like football, hockey, basketball etc.

Source : Zee News, catchnews