In sensational news, India is set to open the world’s largest Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It is currently under construction in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is going to inaugurate the largest cricket stadium in the world in March 2020.
The world’s largest cricket stadium is named after Sardar Vallabhai Patel (the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India). The stadium is reported to have built at a cost of Rs 700 crore and has a seating capacity of 1,10,000. The exhibition match will likely be played between Asia XI and World XI in March 2020.
With the inauguration of the World’s biggest Cricket stadium, India will create history in the world. The new Sardar Patel stadium will make its place in the list of biggest cricket stadiums surpassing the Melbourne Cricket stadium which has a capacity of 100,000 spectators.
It is learnt that the new Sardar Patel stadium has been built across 63 acres of land, with an overall budget estimated at INR 700 crores. It’s a dream project of former President of Gujarat Cricket Association and current Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
The infrastructure includes three practice grounds including indoor cricket academy, inside the stadium. The massive parking area will accommodate about 3,000 cars and 10,000 two-wheelers. The stadium also includes 76 corporate boxes, four dressing rooms, a club-house and an Olympic-size swimming pool.
Once fully constructed, the stadium will have a seating capacity of 1.1 lakh, which will beat Australia’s Melbourne Cricket Ground which has the capacity of 1 lakh.