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World’s largest cricket stadium is going to be built in Ahmedabad in the state of Gujarat.
What Is It?
Gujarat will be soon home to the world’s largest cricket stadium being built in Motera, Ahmedabad which is nearing completion after it laid its foundation stone in Jan 2018.
What’s In It?
The Motera cricket stadium will be able to seat almost 1.10 lakh people, more than the Melbourne Stadium which currently has a capacity of about 90,000. The stadium sprawls across 63 acres of land and the cost of building the stadium is around 700 crores. It will have four dressing rooms, a clubhouse with over 50 rooms, 76 corporate boxes and a swimming pool.
The makeover of the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Motera and its progress was shared by a tweet by Gujarat Cricket Association Vice President Parimal Nathwani. The previous Motera stadium had a capacity of holding about 54,000 people before it was demolished by the GCA in 2016 only to rework on it.
The project is the brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and is being led by the Gujarat Cricket Association.
The stadium’s parking will accommodate about 3,000 four-wheeler vehicles and up to 10,000 two-wheelers.