Ahmedabad: The Motera cricket stadium here has been renamed Narendra Modi Stadium. It was inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind ahead of the India vs England third Test on Wednesday.
The venue in Gujarat’s Ahmedabad has a capacity of 1,10,000 but will allow only 55,000 fans in keeping with the 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 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.