Narendra Modi Stadium, also known as Motera Stadium, is the biggest cricket stadium in the world in terms of Area. It is situated in Ahmadabad, Gujrat. Not only geologically, the stadium is the largest, but it can also hold 132000 spectators. There is no other ground packed with such a number of seats.
And remember! Ahmadabad will host the final of the Men’s T20 World Cup. We are going to witness a massive crowd in the final if the current situation goes better. But unfortunately, this might not be the case for the world cup.
The ownership of the Ground goes to Gujarat Cricket Association. The famous Ground has hosted every cricket game format, i.e., Test, One Day Internationals, and T20 Internationals.
The Ground was first built in 1983, the same year when India became the ODI champion for the first time after beating West Indies in the final. So, the Ground is almost 37 years old.
The governing body renovated the stadium in 2006. They made some massive changes in the ground and since then, it has the time of its life. So, The ground is one of the few Indian grounds that has hosted a number of matches. The Ground was utterly demolished and rebuilt again in February 2020.
Some of the significant changes after the renovation of the stadium are given below.
• State of the art floodlights was added
• Covered stands so the spectators could enjoy cricket on a hot sunny day
• Three new pitches were added
• The surface is slow offers more to spinners
• A batting paradise wicket