The erstwhile Sardar Patel Stadium has been revamped into the world’s biggest cricket stadium. The newly built Sardar Patel Stadium also known as Motera Stadium is renamed after the incumbent Prime Minister of India. However, only the cricket stadium is renamed after the Prime Minister of India, the Gujarat Cricket Association has expanded the stadium into a sports enclave called the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave, which includes facilities for other sports as well.
The enormity of the Motera Stadium has surpassed the seating capacity of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, in Australia. The iconic stadium has a capacity of 110,000 spectators, next to Rungrado May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, which can accomodate 114,000 viewers.
An awe-inspiring stadium spread over 63 acres of land is connected with Ahmedabad city, making it easy for the fans to reach the venue without being stuck in traffic jams.
Moreover, the stadium has an Olympic-size swimming pool, 76 air-conditioned corporate boxes, to beat the heat, 4 dressing rooms and 11 different pitches made of both black and red soil. A built-in clubhouse, restaurants, 3D projector as well as gym further add glory to the marvelous structure. The iconic stadium is structured in such a fashion that spectators can have an unobstructed view in the stadium. The stadium has no traditional floodlights, instead it has ring of LED lights, making it the only cricket stadium in India to have such unique feature. Also, it has the world’s biggest parking space within the premises, which can hold up to 30,000 cars and 10,000 two-wheelers!