Image Source : TWITTER/BCCI President Ram Nath Kovind will formally inaugurate the world's largest cricket stadium Motera in Ahmedabad on Wednesday.
President Ram Nath Kovind will formally inaugurate the revamped Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, forward of the pink-ball Test between India and England.
Motera will host the day/night time Test between the 2 sides from Wednesday, which additionally marks the primary worldwide match on the venue since its reconstruction. The stadium now holds the report for being the world's largest within the sport, with a capability to host 1,10,00 followers.
In the third Test, nonetheless, Motera will host a 55,000 capability crowd, owing to COVID-19 restrictions.
The Motera Stadium has 11 strips of six pink and 5 black soils, together with 4 dressing rooms and an Olympic degree swimming pool.
The previous Motera Stadium, which housed a capability of 54,000 spectators, was demolished in 2016.
The revamped stadium earlier performed host to all the knock-out matches of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy final month.
The four-match Test sequence between India and England is at present degree at 1-1. While the guests gained the primary Test by 227 runs, India made a terrific comeback to beat England by 317 runs within the second.
The Motera Stadium will host the remaining two Test matches of the sequence, in addition to all the 5 T20Is between the 2 sides. The T20I sequence will start on March 12.