The display that is the Narendra Modi Stadium, after its extreme makeover, has become the world's biggest cricket arena. Another quill in the cap of India's rich belongings, the cricket arena, which was recently known as Motera Stadium, has been renamed after current PM Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium) in an excellent function before the beginning of play today. Amit Shah and Ramnath Kovind were in participation to disclose the new name of the arena.
Ishant Sharma, India's initiate quick bowler, additionally made history by turning out to be just the fourth Indian bowler and the subsequent pacer to play 100 test matches. He, as well, was saluted by the President (Ram Nath Kovind) and Secretary of India (Amit Shah). Look at a portion of within pictures here: 10 fascinating realities about the Narendra Modi Stadium.
1. World's Largest Cricket Stadium
Surpassing Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Australia, the Narendra Modi Stadium is presently the world's biggest cricket arena. While the MCG has a limit of 1,00,024 seats, the Narendra Modi Stadium outperforms it with a 1,10,000-seating limit.
2. A rich history
While the makeover is new and energizing, the Motera Stadium, prior to known as the Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium in Gujarat has a rich history. In 1986-87, Sunil Gavaskar scored his 10,000th disagreement Test cricket here, Kapil Dev stepped through his 432nd Examination wicket in 1994, AB de Villiers crushed a Test twofold ton in 2008, India crushed Australia in the quarterfinal of the 2011 ODI World Cup, Sachin Tendulkar turned into the principal batsman to score 30,000 global runs among others.
3. Rs 800 crore makeover
The public authority roped in the very group that chipped away at the development of the Statue of Unity, for the terrific makeover of the Narendra Modi Stadium. This new look was managed at a cost of Rs 800 crore, per Times Now.
4. Enormous parking spot
As the arena is expecting individuals to come in huge numbers, it has an enormous parking spot that can oblige 3,000 vehicles and 10,000 bikes.
5. 76 corporate boxes
On the off chance that there are any huge cricket match-ups at the Narendra Modi Stadium for example a World Cup match or a last, expect to see the legislators and entertainers in participation. The arena has 76 corporate boxes, all cooled, and can situate 25 individuals in everyone.
6. Nets, nets, and more nets
At the Narendra Modi Stadium, the outfielders won't need to stress over the ball slipping off the training pitches. The arena packs two separate practice grounds with 9 pitches and abundant nets for players to rehearse couple.
7. Multi-reason arena
Aside from being the world's biggest cricket arena, it likewise has an undeniable cricket institute, various indoor pitches, and various offices for different games like football, hockey, b-ball, and so on.
8. Spreads across 63 sections of land of land
Counting the monstrous parking spots, the cricketing ground, the stands, and practice grounds, the space of the arena spread across a huge 63 sections of land.
9. Driven lights on the field
The Narendra Modi Stadium is likewise the first arena in Quite a while where the ground has been fitted with LED lights.
10. Food court at each stand and an underlying clubhouse
An office that is uncommon in arenas in India, Narendra Modi Stadium has a food court at pretty much every stand. Furthermore, it additionally includes a clubhouse with A-grade gyming offices for players of the two groups.