President Ram Nath Kovind initiated the recently redid Motera cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad, which has been renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium, on Wednesday. The ground, which was prior named the Sardar Patel Stadium, and all the more prominently known as the Motera Stadium, has been renamed after the Prime Minister, who was likewise some time ago a leader of the Gujarat Cricket Association. Home Minister Amit Shah and Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, alongside the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah, were additionally present at the occasion. The Narendra Modi Stadium – the biggest cricket ground on the planet with a limit of 1,10,000 – will have its first worldwide match on Wednesday when India will take on England in the Day-Night Test. The Stadium will be a piece of the arranged Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave in the city.
Jay Shah President of Asian Cricket Council Tweeted “Inauguration of world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad. A giant leap towards a new era of cricket. Watch the ceremony live!.
Inauguration of world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad. A giant leap towards a new era of cricket. Watch the ceremony live! https://t.co/Ra5m3LwUt0
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) February 24, 2021
Sourav Ganguly Tweeted “Will miss being at the stadium today ..what an effort it must have been to create this ..pink test was our dream and it’s going to be the 2nd one in India. hope to see full stands like last time. Under the leadership of Hon’ble Prime minister @narendramodi Amit Shah @AmitShah,”.
Will miss being at the stadium today ..what an effort it must have been to create this ..pink test was our dream and it’s going be the 2nd one in india.hope to see full stands like last time. Under the leadership of Honble Prime minister @narendramodi Amit Shah @AmitShah .. pic.twitter.com/za7vdYHTN0
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) February 24, 2021
“This Stadium was conceptualized by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat. He was the leader of the Gujarat Cricket Association around then,” President Kovind said in his location after the initiation.
“This Stadium is an illustration of the eco-accommodating turn of events,” he added.
Gautam Gambhir Tweeted “World’s largest cricket stadium! Narendra Modi Stadium!
— Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) February 24, 2021
“Combined with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave and Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera, a games complex will likewise be underlying Naranpura. These three will be prepared to have any global game,” Home Minister Amit Shah said at the occasion.
“Ahmedabad will be known as the ‘sports city’ of India,” he added.
फिटनेस को लोगों के जीवन का अटूट हिस्सा बनाने वाले एवं योग को विश्व स्तर पे मान्यता दिला कर, समस्त विश्व को स्वस्थ रहने का मंत्र देने वाले, प्रधानमंत्री श्री @narendramodi जी का नाम विश्व के सबसे बड़े क्रिकेट स्टेडियम को दिए जाने पर @GCAMotera को हार्दिक बधाई। pic.twitter.com/zwVkudhlpn
— Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) February 24, 2021
“Olympic Games can likewise be held here,” Amit Shah said about the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave.
“For cricket as well as it’s a pleasing second for India. Other than being the biggest cricket Stadium, it’s likewise quite possibly the most current Stadium on the planet,” Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said before.
“As youngsters, we used to dream about the world’s biggest Stadium in India. Furthermore, presently as sports serve, my satisfaction knows no limits that this has at last occurred,” he had said.
The Stadium held the knockout phases of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy recently.
The Stadium is presently set to have seven global matches with hardly a pause in between.
The Narendra Modi Stadium will have the third and fourth Tests among India and England just as the whole of the five-match T20 series between the different sides.