Motera stadium, also known as Sardar Patel stadium is now the world's largest cricket stadium and the second largest sports stadium. Motera stadium has surpassed the previous record holder Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Situated on the outskirts of Ahmedabad, Motera stadium has a seating capacity of 1.10 lakh spectators.
In 1982, the Gujarat government donated 100 acres on the banks of the Sabarmati river. The proposal of a larger stadium with a larger capacity was initiated by Narendra Modi.
The Motera stadium was rebuilt after demolishing the old one,which was constructed in 1982 with a seating capacity of 49,000 spectators.
The Motera stadium that spread across over 64 acres has three entrances. It has 76 air-conditioned corporate boxes with a seating capacity of 25 each. An Olympic-size swimming pool and four dressing rooms, a parking area that can accommodate around 3000 cars and 10,000 two-wheelers.
According to thehindu.com