The brand new and improved Motera Stadium will make its debut when it hosts the third Take a look at between India and England beginning on Wednesday (February 24). Along with that, the third will even be a Pink-ball or Day/Night time Take a look at – solely the second ever to happen in India.
Situated in Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, the Motera stadium shall be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday as the bottom will get prepared for the third Take a look at match. “The stadium shall be inaugurated on Wednesday by President Ram Nath Kovind within the particular presence of Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah. There shall be a festive ambiance in your complete nation together with Gujarat,” Press Data Bureau (PIB) stated in a launch.
How huge is the Motera stadium?
The Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad is unfold over 63 acres, with a seating capability of 1.10 lakh individuals. At the moment, Melbourne Cricket Floor (MCG) is the biggest cricket stadium on this planet. It might probably accommodate 90,000 individuals concurrently.
“After the ‘Statue of Unity’ i.e. the world’s largest statue of Sardar Patel in-built Gujarat, now the state goes to set the brand new document of housing the world’s largest stadium in cricket. Constructed at an estimated value of Rs 800 crore, the great thing about this stadium is unbelievable,” the PIB assertion learn.
Who has constructed the Motera Stadium?
The stadium is constructed by the Larsen & Turbo (L&T) firm, which additionally constructed the Statue of Unity in a really brief span of 5 years. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Dream Undertaking of the biggest stadium in Motera has 76 company packing containers, Olympic degree swimming pool, indoor academy, 4 dressing rooms for athletes, meals courts and GCA membership home,” the assertion added.
What number of pitches are there in Motera Stadium?
A complete of 11 clay pitches of six purple and 5 black soil have been ready within the stadium. It’s the first stadium to make use of each colored clay for most important and apply pitches. Within the occasion of rain, the pitch may be dried in solely 30 minutes.
“The state-of-the-art LED floodlights is not going to heat up the ambiance and can present consolation to the spectators in addition to the cricketers. An revolutionary characteristic of this stadium is that the 360-degree podium concourse at a top of 9 meters simplifies the motion of spectators, in addition to gives a uniform view to the spectators from any stand.
“The company packing containers which can be designed have a seating capability of 25 every. Big dressing rooms have been created for each groups. Separate state-of-the-art gyms have additionally been arrange. A particular lounge has been constructed close to the gamers and VIP entrance. The autographed bat assortment of gamers from the groups of IPL and World Cup matches performed to date within the Autograph Gallery on the stadium is the middle of attraction. The ‘Corridor of Fame’, that includes images of world-renowned cricketers, catches the eyeballs of the spectators,” the PIB assertion added.
When the outdated stadium was demolished in 2016, the Motera Stadium had a capability of 54,000 spectators. The inspiration stone of the brand new cricket stadium was laid by the Gujarat Cricket Affiliation in January 2018 for the development of a brand new and state-of-the-art and totally outfitted stadium. Accomplished in a brief span of two years, this stadium is changing into one other feather within the cap of Gujarat.
The third Take a look at between India and England shall be Reside Streamed on Disney+ Hotstar from 2.30pm onwards on Wednesday (February 24).