Narendra Modi Stadium

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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 220000 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]

The Stadium hosted the final of the 2023 Cricket World Cup on 19th of November.[6]

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  1. "Narendra Modi Stadium | India | Cricket Grounds". Cricinfo.
  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.
  6. "ICC World Cup 2023 schedule released: Final to be played at Ahmedabad on Nov 19". 27 June 2023.