Motera, Ahmedabad, is the world’s largest cricket stadium, with a capacity of 1.10 Lakh. The new stadium is constructed in replacement of the former ‘Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium‘ and is mostly ready to match.
“After completion, this new Motera Stadium will become the world’s largest cricket stadium, with 1, 10 lakh seats, and will host 90,000 spectators in Melbourne’s stadium,” noted Architect’s M / s Business. As the key architect to design the stadium, Populous was roped in.
India has the largest sports facilities in the world. The hallowed Eden Gardens once had more than 100,000 fans until it was re-built. The capability gets reduces to nearly 40%. At Kolkata, primarily a multi-sport facility but mostly football, the Salt Lake stadium will sit a lakh. Currently, with 90,000 seats, the Cricket Ground in Melbourne is the biggest cricket center in the world. Since its inauguration in 1982, 12 Test Games and 24 Internationals have been organized in Motera in the Sardar Patel cricket stadium.
In December of the last year, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Director M.V. received a letter of acknowledgment from the Gujarat Cricket Association VP and the Rajya Sabha MP Parimal Nathwani. M.V Sathish. The development of the project will be undertaken by L&T. The GCA recently demolished the old stadium to build the stadium spanning 63 acres.
See the Motera Stadium’s history, Records of the test match
The total of highest innings: Sri Lanka 760/7d – Sri Lanka vs. India, the Second innings, 16 Nov 2009. Lowest total of the innings: South Africa vs. India (India 76), First Innings took place on 3rd April 2008. The highest score (individually) –
Mahela Jayawardene 275 – India versus Sri Lanka took place on 16th November 2009.
The Match records of One Day International
- The Highest total: South Africa scored 365 with 2 wickets in the South Africa vs. India match. The first innings took place on 27th February 2010.
- The Lowest total: Zimbabwe scored 85 in the West Indies vs. Zimbabwe India match. The first innings took place on 8th October 2006.
- The Highest individual scores: Sourav Ganguly scored 144 runs in the Zimbabwe vs. India match took place on 5th December 2000.
- For the Best Bowler: The player Mitchell Johnson was the best bowler in the Zimbabwe vs. Australia match held on 21st February 2011.
- Maximum runs: Rahul Dravid scored the highest runs in the match i.e. 342 runs.
- Maximum Wickets: Kapil Dev took 10 wickets.
Motera has seen some fantastic accomplishments from the history of Indian cricket
1) In 1986–87 Sunil Gavaskar finished 10,000 trial runs against Pakistan on cricket.
2) Kapil Dev, who in the very first game of the field took 9 wicket tickets. He scalped his 432nd wicket to pass the record of Sir Richard Hadlee. He also became at the time the highest wicket tagger in Test cricket.
3) Sachin was double hundred in a match against New Zealand in October 1999 for his first test match. On 16 November 2009, on Sri Lanka, Sachin Tendulkar ended his twenty years of international cricket.