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Narendra Modi Stadium is a cricket stadium located in the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel sports complex in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. As of 2022, it is the largest stadium in the world, with a capacity of 132,000 spectators. It is owned by the Gujarat Cricket Association and is a venue for Test, ODI, and T20I cricket matches.

Narendra Modi Stadium Details

Opened1982
Capacity (Approx)1,10,000
Earlier Known asMotera Gujarat Stadium
EndsAdani Pavilion End, GMDC End
LocationAhmedabad, India
Time ZoneUTC +05:30
FloodlightsYes
CuratorBagira Thakur

Before Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad (commonly known as Motera Stadium) world’s largest cricket stadium was Melbourne Cricket Ground.1,00,000 (approx).

Also Read: Eden Garden Stadium Details

Interesting Facts about the Narendra Modi Ahmedabad stadium

The ODI between India and West Indies on February 6 2022 was the 1000th ODI for Team India.

Earlier Narendra Modi stadium has 49,000 seats after renovated stadium has reportedly increased its size to 1,32,000 seating capacity. In Feb. 2021, the stadium was renamed the Narendra Modi ( Prime Minister )Stadium by the Gujarat Cricket Association.

The overall renovation cost of the Motera Stadium is around Rs. 7 Bn. It is spread across 63 acres of land, There are three entry points to the stadium.

It has the biggest parking space within a stadium premise in the world as it can fit up to 3,000 cars and 10,000 two-wheelers in one go.

The stadium name is Narendra Modi Stadium but the Enclave name is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave, which includes the world’s largest cricket stadium, indoor swimming pool, facilities for athletics and track and field sports, a football stadium, a game of field hockey, and tennis stadium, indoor sports halls and arenas, velodrome/ skating area, and outdoor fields, Enclave spreads in 220 acres.

The last year 2021 in Feb Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosted U.S. President Donald Trump with the event at the stadium

T20I Matches in Narendra Modi Stadium

Total Match Played6
Batting First Won3
Batting Second Won3
Tie0
Avg. Score in 1st bat174
Highest ScoreIndia 224/2
Lowest ScoreIndia 124/7

Narendra modi stadium ODI records

Total Match Played26
Batting First Won14
Batting Second Won12
Tie0
Avg. Score in 1st bat242
Highest ScoreSouth Africa 365/2
Lowest ScoreZimbabwe 85/10

Largest victory stats in Narendra Modi Ahmedabad Stadium

By runs – Zimbabwe was Defeated by Sri Lanka,144 runs in 2006

By wickets – Zimbabwe was defeated by New Zealand,10 wickets in 2011.

By Balls to spare – Zimbabwe was defeated by the west indies, with 9 wickets and 214 balls remaining.

Most runs: R Dravid (India) – 342 runs in 5 innings

Highest individual score (HIS): Sourav Ganguly (144*) vs Zimbabwe

Most Centuries: R Dravid (India) & C Gayle (WI) – 2

Most Wickets: K Dev (India) 10 wickets in 6 innings

Best bowling figures in an innings: M Johnson (Australia) 4/19 vs Zimbabwe.

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