Narendra Modi Stadium

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The Modi Stadium in 2020

The Narendra Modi Stadium (formerly: Motera Cricket Stadium) is a cricket stadium inside the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Sports Enclave in Ahmedabad, India. It is the largest stadium in the world, with a seating capacity of 132,000 people.[1][2] It is owned by the Gujarat Cricket Association.[3]

The stadium was constructed in 1983 and was first renovated in 2006.[4]

On 24 February 2021, the stadium was renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium by the Gujarat Cricket Association after Prime Minister Narendra Modi.[5]

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  1. "Narendra Modi Stadium | India | Cricket Grounds |". Cricinfo. Retrieved 2021-07-08. {{cite web}}: line feed character in |title= at position 49 (help)
  2. "Narendra Modi Stadium". GCA Motera Stadium. Retrieved 28 February 2021.
  3. "Check all the venues of Indian Indian Premier League |". Retrieved 2022-05-29.
  4. "Motera Stadium: Gujarat's Grand Stand". Ahmedabad Mirror.
  5. "1,34,000 capacity cricket stadium in Motera, world's largest, renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium". India Today. 24 February 2021. Retrieved 24 February 2021.