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Sourav Ganguly impressed by renovated Motera stadium

by Saurabh Sharma Feb 19, 2020 • 15:31 PM

New Delhi, Feb 19:  The renovated Sardar Patel Stadium in Motera, Ahmedabad, will soon become the largest cricket stadium in the world as it will have a seating capacity of 110,000 people. The stadium is likely to be inaugurated by US President Donald Trump to which BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has reacted.

"Lovely to see such a massive ,pretty stadium .. Ahmedabad .. have great memories in this ground as a player ,captain ..grew up at Eden with hundred thousand capacity .. (not any more).. can't wait to see this on 24th," Ganguly tweeted on Tuesday.

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The stadium was first built in 1982 when the Gujarat government donated 50 acres of land for its construction. The ground began hosting international cricket a year later in 1983.

Till now, Motera has held one T20I, 12 Test matches and 24 ODIs.