Motera cricket stadium inaugurated by President, renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium.
The Motera cricket stadium in Ahmedabad has been renamed as Narendra Modi stadium. The stadium was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind ahead of the India vs England 3rd Test on Wednesday.
The venue in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad has a capacity of 1,10,000, but will allow only 55,000 fans in line with Covid-19 protocol.
Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju said that the newly-built Motera Stadium is not just the largest, but it is also one of the best stadiums in the world. A day before the Test match, Rijiju along with BCCI secretary Jay Shah visited the stadium to take note of the world-class facilities.