President Ram Nat Kovind will officially open the renovated Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, ahead of the pink ball test between India and England.
Motera will host the Day / Night Test between the two countries on Wednesday, which is also the first international match on the site since its reconstruction. The stadium now holds the record for the world’s largest sport, with a capacity to accommodate 1,10.00 fans.
In the third test, however, Motera will host 55,000 crowds of capacity due to the limitations of COVID-19.
Motera Stadium has 11 strips of six red and five black soils, along with four locker rooms and an Olympic-level pool.
The old Motera Stadium, which accommodated 54,000 spectators, was demolished in 2016.
The previously renovated stadium hosted all of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy’s knockout matches last month.
The test series of four matches between India and England is currently at level 1-1. While visitors won the first test with 227 tracks, India made a great comeback to beat England with 317 tracks in the second.
Motera Stadium will host the other two test matches in the series, as well as all five T20Is between the two countries. The T20I series will start on March 12.