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Motera Stadium: 10 things you should know about the place of ‘Namaste Trump’ | India News

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NEW DELHI: With greater security and preparations in order, Sardar Vallabhai Patel Stadium (SP Stadium) in Motera, Ahmedabad, is ready to welcome the President of the United States, Donald Trump. The world’s largest cricket stadium, popularly known as the Motera Stadium, awaits the arrival of the US president. UU., Who is scheduled to address the event “Namaste Trump” along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi later today.

The president of the United States will travel to India with a high-level delegation for a 36-hour visit and will also be accompanied by his wife Melania Trump, daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner.

“Namaste Trump” is the Indian counterpart of “Howdy Modi” and will become the highlight of the US president’s visit to India with both leaders showing strong relations between India and the United States amid a crowd that cheers.

Here are 10 outstanding features about the Motera Stadium, the venue chosen for the iconic Trump-Modi event:

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With a capacity of 1.10,000 seats, the stadium will surpass the current record holder, the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (approximate capacity of 95,000) as the world’s largest cricket stadium. The stadium has been rebuilt after demolishing the former that had a capacity of 49,000 spectators. The architect of the new Motera stadium is the Australian company Populous.

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While the new Motera stadium is crowned by its infrastructural superiority, the old stadium had witnessed some iconic cricket moments. Motera is the place where Sunil Gavaskar broke the 10,000 race barrier in the Tests and Kapil Dev surpassed Richard Hadlee’s record for most Test wickets.

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The newly built Motera stadium houses 75 corporate boxes with air conditioning.

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The Motera stadium has a club house with 55 rooms, indoor and outdoor games, restaurants, an Olympic pool, gym, party area and a movie / TV room with 3D projector.

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The stadium has food courtyards and hospitality area at each stand.

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It also houses a cricket academy and indoor practice fields.

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The stadium has pavilions and a high-tech media box, in addition to a playing field with LED lights, which is the first time a stadium in India.

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The stadium’s parking lot is impressive, with capacity for 3,000 cars and 10,000 two-wheelers, making it the largest parking area within the stadium’s facilities.

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But if you don’t want to take a private vehicle, that will work well since the stadium is connected to the Ahmedabad subway.

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The stadium also has additional cricket fields with a smaller pavilion area. It also has facilities for multiple sports such as football, hockey, basketball, kabaddi, boxing, lawn tennis, running track, etc.

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