Ahmedabad: The 4-match Test series between India and England starts on 5 February. The third match of this Test series to be played in India will be played at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, the world’s largest cricket stadium. This will be the first international match after the Ahmedabad Stadium was built. The stadium has a viewing capacity of 1,10,000. On this special occasion, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is considering inviting veteran leaders including PM Modi of the country.
According to media reports, apart from PM Modi, the BCCI is considering inviting Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and some big leaders. The match is scheduled to be held from 24 to 28 February. According to the report, in the third match of the Test series to be held at Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, the spectators have been allowed to go to the stadium and watch the match. With this, it will be the first time in India in the Corona era when spectators will be able to play their favorite games and players live on the field.
According to media reports, with the seating capacity at Motera Ground being over 1 lakh, the Gujarat Cricket Association can easily accommodate 50 per cent of the audience for the third and fourth Test matches. The government has allowed sports stadiums to run with a capacity of 50 percent, so it has been decided to sanction fans for the match in Ahmedabad. During this time the media will also be able to come to the stadium and cover the match. The fourth and final Test of the series will also be played on this ground.