December 17th, 2020

World’s Largest Stadium IS ALL SET TO HOST SYED MUSHTAQ ALI FINAL ON 31ST JAN 2021

The Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the knockout stage and the final of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy. In a letter to the State bodies on Thursday which Sportstar has accessed, BCCI secretary Jay Shah has stated that the group stage of the tournament - which begins on January 10, next year - will be played across six venues - Mumbai, Kolkata, Vadodara, Chennai, Bengaluru and Indore.

https://sportstar.thehindu.com/cricket/sardar-patel-stadium-motera-ahmedabad-to-host-syed-mushtaq-ali-trophy-final -bcci/article33352794.ece
December 16th, 2020

WORLD’S LARGEST STADIUM IS LIKELY TO HOST SYED MUSHTAQ ALI KNOCKOUT MATCHES THAT ARE GOING TO BE HELD IN JANUARY 2021

The newly-built Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad is likely to host the Syed Mushtaq Ali knockout fixtures after the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) expressed an interest to host them. With the stadium scheduled to host two Tests and five T20Is against England in February-March, the BCCI believes these matches would provide an ideal opportunity to test the nature of pitches.

https://www.newindianexpress.com/sport/cricket/2020/dec/16/motera-likely-to-host-syed-mushtaq-ali-knockouts-2237190.html
December 11th, 2020

THE WAIT IS OVER! WORLD’S LARGEST STADIUM IS READY FOR LIVE CRICKET ACTION

With so much buzz around the 1,10,000 capacity newly-built Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, the wait for the cricket fans here will soon be over. The day/night pink ball Test match will be held at the venue when England visit India in February-March next year. The pink ball Test, third of the series, will be played on February 24-28. Motera will also be the venue for the final Test from March 4-8.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/long-wait-ends-renovated-motera-ready-for-action/articleshow/79668712.cms
December 10th, 2020

BCCI Secretary Shri Jay Shah inaugurated GCA’s indoor cricket academy honoring wicketkeeper-batsman, Parthiv Patel for his phenomenal contribution to the Indian and Gujarat cricket team.

BCCI Secretary Shri Jay Shah Inaugurated GCA's indoor cricket academy and felicitated Wicketkeeper batsman Parthiv Patel for his contribution to India and Gujarat Cricket. The new facility will add value to the state-of-the-art Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera. Stadium will be ready to host #INDvsENG games in Feb-March, 2021.

https://twitter.com/JayShah/status/1336956295111299074
December 10th, 2020

The Board of Control for Cricket in India & England and Wales Cricket Board announced a much-awaited England’s tour of India 2021. 

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) along with England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Thursday announced the fixtures for Team India’s home series against England. The much-awaited marquee series will kickstart with a 4-match Test series for Anthony de Mello Trophy, the first of which will be played in Chennai from the 5th of February. Chennai will also host the second Test while the newly built Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the remaining two Test matches.

https://www.bcci.tv/articles/2020/news/147524/bcci-ecb-announce-itinerary-for-england-s-tour-of-india-2020-21