IND vs ENG: The Motera Stadium will host the upcoming third Test match between India and England.© Twitter
With fans and players praising Ahmedabad’s Motera Stadium, the BCCI took to social media to share an aerial view of Team India’s net session at the venue. Starting from the third Test match between India and England from February 24, the stadium is set to host seven international matches on the trot. With a seating capacity of 1,10,000, the stadium is the world’s largest cricket ground. Taking to Twitter, the BCCI captioned the video as, “How good is that view for a nets session #INDvENG #TeamIndia @Paytm”.
— BCCI (@BCCI) February 20, 2021
With fans already excited to see the Indian team play at the huge venue, the spectacular aerial view of the stadium took their excitement to another level.
Earlier, the likes of Kevin Pietersen and Rishabh Pant praised the stadium on their respective social media accounts.
Hailing the seating capacity, Pietersen tweeted, “My goodness! How spectacular does this stadium look for the next Test match in Ahmedabad?! 110K capacity. A Theatre Of Dreams!”
Meanwhile, Pant praised the stadium’s facilities. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “Fantastic to be at the new facility in Motera, great to see such world class facilities for cricket in Ahmedabad. Looking forward to taking the field here on 24th. @BCCI @JayShah”.
India are currently facing England in a four-match Test series which is currently level at 1-1. England had won the series opener by 227 runs while the hosts bounced back to win the second Test in Chennai by 317 runs. The remaining two Test matches will be held at the Motera Stadium, starting from February 24 and March 4 respectively.
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