The Sardar Patel Stadium
The Sardar Patel Stadium, commonly known as Motera Stadium, is a cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, India. As of 2020, it is the largest cricket stadium in the world and the second largest stadium overall, with a seating capacity of 110,000 spectators.
Owned by the Gujarat Cricket Association, it is a regular venue for Test, ODI, and T20I matches.
The stadium was constructed in 1983 and underwent its first renovation ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy in 2006. It became the regular venue for international matches in the city. In 2015 the stadium was closed and demolished, and a complete reconstruction was done by 2020, with an estimated cost of ₹800 crore (US$110 million), increasing the capacity to 110,000. The stadium hosted the opening of the ‘Namaste Trump’ meeting of US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 24 February 2020.
Ground: Also or formerly known as Gujarat Stadium
End names: Adani Pavilion End, GMDC End
Home team: Gujarat