England’s right-arm seam bowler and left-handed batsman Stuart Broad said, “Narendra Modi Stadium as a bit of an aura about it even when empty”
England fast bowler Stuart Broad is so impressed with the new Sardar Patel Stadium stadium in Motera that he thinks it can even outdo the Melbourne Cricket Ground in terms of crowd noise when at full capacity. The newly-built stadium in Ahmedabad, which is the largest cricket ground in the world, has a capacity of 110,000 which trumps the MCG in Australia that can accommodate 90,000 people.
Aerial View of Team India’s Net Session at Narendra Modi Stadium Ahead of Third Test
With fans and players praising Ahmedabad's Motera Stadium, the BCCI took to social media to share an aerial view of Team India's net session at the venue. Starting from the third Test match between India and England from February 24, the stadium is set to host seven international matches on the trot. With a seating capacity of 1,10,000, the stadium is the world's largest cricket ground.
Team India sweat it out at Narendra Modi Stadium ahead of pink-ball test
India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant tweeted a picture of his with skipper Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, Ishant Sharma and local lad Axar Patel in the gym. "Great to have our first gym training session with the team at the new Motera stadium," he wrote.
Indian players in awe of World’s Largest Cricket Stadium, visitors not far behind
After hosting the knockouts of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy last month, the newly built Motera Stadium readies itself to host international cricket for the first time. India and England arrive at the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) Stadium being tied 1-1 in the series. The remaining two matches of the four-match series will take place in the Stadium, followed by the five T20Is next month. The first match taking place at the ground will be the pink-ball Test starting next week
Gujarat Cricket Association’s Joint Secretary Anil Patel said 4 dressing rooms, LED lights installed to eliminate shadows at Motera Cricket Stadium
The newly-installed LED floodlights at refurbished Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera will eliminate shadows, making it easier to spot the aerial balls during the upcoming day/night Test between India and England, starting February 24. The world’s largest cricket stadium will also have 11 centre strips, which is also unique, along with never-before heard four dressing rooms with in-built gymnasium, said Gujarat Cricket Association’s Joint secretary Anil Patel.