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By Shilpa | Feb 21, 2020 01:57 PM

India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma took to Twitter on Wednesday and stated that he cannot wait to play at the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad, which is the world's largest cricket stadium. The stadium will be unveiled on February 24. Sharing a picture tweeted by BCCI, Rohit wrote, "Looks amazing heard so much about it, can't wait to play there @BCCI.”


Rohit Sharma Tweets Pic of Motera Stadium Says Cant Wait to Play


Located in Ahmedabad, the Motera Stadium was constructed in 1982 with a seating capacity of 49,000 at the time of construction. Now, the seating capacity has been increased to contain 110,000 spectators, beating the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, which has the seating capacity of 66,000 spectators. Worldwide, the Motera stadium beats the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

The picture received the attention of BCCI President Sourav Ganguly, who took to Twitter to express his awe for the Motera stadium. He also stated that he was struck by the nostalgia of playing at Eden Gardens. Taking a nostalgic trip to his days as India captain, Sourav Ganguly said that he remembered those days when he played in the huge Eden Gardens stadium, while saying that he cannot wait to see the Motera stadium. He shared the BCCI’s picture and wrote on Twitter, “Lovely to see such a massive, pretty stadium .. Ahmedabad .. have great memories in this ground as a player, captain .. grew up at Eden with hundred thousand capacity .. (not any more).. can’t wait to see this on 24th.”

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்