Motera Stadium

Putting the Motera stadium renaming in perspective

Neither did the progressive liberals nor left-leaning advocates of an egalitarian society cry foul then, so what’s the big deal now, the ruling party said.

published on : 26th February 2021

Motera Stadium: Yechury joins meme fest, says it's a 'pawri' of cronies

The government said the name change involves only the Motera stadium and the sports complex where it is located will continue to be named after Sardar Patel.

published on : 25th February 2021

India vs England: Motera pitch comes under scrutiny again as spinners make hay

The ground-staff was summoned onto the pitch in only the fifth over of the second day's play and again later to sweep the dust created around the bowlers' footholds.

published on : 25th February 2021

Only Motera stadium renamed after PM Modi, complex still has Sardar Patel's name, clarifies Vijay Rupani

Hitting out at Congress, he said, "We are building a sports complex on a 233-acre land and have named it as Sardar Patel Sports Complex..."

published on : 25th February 2021

Renaming of Motera Stadium: Centre, BJP defend move; Congress attacks PM

Soon after President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the world's largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, which will now be known as 'Narendra Modi stadium', social media was flooded with remarks.

published on : 24th February 2021

'Hum do humare do': Rahul takes dig at renaming of Gujarat stadium, name of two ends after corporates

'Beautiful how the truth reveals itself. Narendra Modi stadium -- Adani end -- Reliance end. With Jay Shah presiding,' Gandhi tweeted, with the hashtag 'HumDoHumareDo'.

published on : 24th February 2021

Ahmedabad will emerge as India's sports city, says Amit Shah after inauguration of Narendra Modi stadium

Shah said the sports enclave will be available to play all the games played in Olympics, and it will have stadiums for football, hockey and an indoor stadium.

published on : 24th February 2021

Amit Shah wants Cheteshwar Pujara to score double century at Motera, help India beat England

When Pujara last played against England in Ahmedabad, he had gone on to score a double century and Amit Shah now wishes to see the right-handed batsman achieve the same feat again.

published on : 24th February 2021

Pink ball Test: Virat Kohli worried about Motera lights, says players need to adapt quickly

The refurbished stadium, the largest cricketing arena in the world, doesn't have the traditional floodlight towers but a ring of LED lights around the perimeter of its roof.

published on : 24th February 2021

Motera cricket stadium renamed after PM Narendra Modi, inaugurated by President Kovind

"We have decided to name it after the country's Prime Minister. It was Modi ji's dream project," said  Amit Shah after the inauguration.

published on : 24th February 2021

President Kovind inaugurates world's largest cricket stadium in Motera that can host 1.32 lakh spectators

It opens with the third Test between India and England, a day-night game from Wednesday, and will also host the fourth and final game of the series from March 4.

published on : 24th February 2021

Will miss being at the stadium today, says BCCI chief Ganguly ahead of Pink ball Test

High on confidence after thrashing England in the second Test in Chennai, the Virat Kohli-led Indian team will look to keep the winning momentum going.

published on : 24th February 2021

Motera Stadium's oval shape to ensure boundary size remains same: Gujarat Cricket Association

The official also explained how crowds would be able to enjoy the match, irrespective of their ticket price and every fan would be able to have the best view possible.

published on : 23rd February 2021

It will be a different challenge with pink ball and I will be ready: England spinner Jack Leach

Leach is aware that with the pink ball, which tends to move around a lot more than the traditional red cherry, his role could change over the next few days.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Ishant Sharma says 100 Tests just 'personal milestone', focus on winning England game

India had achieved an emphatic 317-run win against England in the second Test of the ongoing four-match series.

published on : 22nd February 2021
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