Located near the Banks of Sabarmati river, Motera Stadium is the Largest Cricket Stadium in the world. (Photo: Courtesy: GCA)
The stadium was constructed in 1982 to flourish cricket talents in the province.
Earlier, the stadium had a seating capacity of housing 49,000 cricket fans.
In October 2015, Gujarat Cricket Association under the visionary leadership of the then GCA President and current Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi decided to reconstruct the stadium and make it the largest Cricket Stadium in the world.
In February 2020, the redevelopment task was completed and it is now capable of accommodating more than 1.1 lakh cricket fans.
The new Motera Stadium broke the record by surpassing Melbourne Cricket Ground which has the capacity to accommodate 90,000 spectators.
It is Spread across 63 acres and has 4 entry points
4 team dressing rooms with associated facilities and 6 indoor practice pitches and 3 outdoor practice fields
An indoor cricket academy with a dormitory for 40 athletes and a Seating capacity of 25 each in 76 corporate boxes
The field size of the stadium is 180 yards x 150 yards