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World’s Largest Stadium In Gujarat : Key Points

World’s Largest Stadium In Gujarat:

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, has inaugurated the world’s largest Stadium at Motera, in Gujarat on February 24, 2021.

  • The Motera stadium was later renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium.
  • This stadium has surpassed the Melbourne Cricket Ground and became the largest stadium in the world.
  • This stadium is going to make history by hosting the second home pink-ball test match on February 24 between India and England.
  • The newly built stadium was built by equipping all the modern facilities and technologies which is required for present-day cricket.
  • It comprises of four dressing rooms which is required nowadays for hosting twenty-twenty matches back-to-back.
  • The stadium was built in over 63 acres.
  • It has a seating capacity of 1.10 lakh people surpassing the seating capacity of 90,000 people by the Melbourne stadium.
  • It was built at an estimated cost of Rs. 800 crores.
  • It was constructed by Larsen & Toubro.
  • The stadium also comprises 76 corporate boxes with a seating capacity of 25 each.
  • Apart from that, it has an indoor academy, an Olympic level swimming pool, four dressing rooms for athletes, GCA clubhouse, and food courts.
  • This is the first stadium that uses both colored clay for the practice and main pitches.