Motera Stadium is a Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujrat, India. As of 2021, it is the largest in this category with a seating capacity of 110,000 spectators. It is owned by the Gujarat Cricket Association and is a venue for Test, ODI and T20I cricket matches.
The stadium was constructed in 1983 and was first renovated in 2006. It became the regular venue for international matches in the city. This stadium located at the site had hosted matches in the past, including during the World Cup 2011.In 2015, the stadium was closed and demolished before being completely rebuilt by February 2020, with an estimated cost of 800 Crore.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday (February 24) will inaugurate the Motera Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad where the third test between India and England will kick-off. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will also be present on the occasion.
Spread over 63 acres, the Motera stadium has been billed. It houses 76 corporate boxes, an Olympic-level swimming pool, an indoor academy, four dressing rooms for athletes, and food courts.
- Motera Stadium will be hosting the 3rd Test Match Between India and England.
- This will be the 3rd time Indian team will be playing a Day/Night Test Match.
- 2nd time India will be playing D/N Test at home.
- 0 no. of wickets bagged by Indian spinners in the only test played at home, against Bangladesh at Eden Garden in November 2019.