BCCI plans Asia XI vs World XI match to inaugurate the world’s largest cricket stadium

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has planned to organize an exhibition match between Asia XI and World XI in March next year to inaugurate the world’s largest cricket stadium, that is being currently built at Ahmedabad.


The new Sardar Patel Stadium will be the biggest cricket venue in the world in terms of capacity when ready. The stadium will house 1,10,000 people, surpassing the Melbourne Cricket Ground which has a capacity of 1,00,024 people.

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The proposed exhibition match will be subject to International Cricket Council’s approval.

“There will be Asia XI vs World XI game but it will be subject to ICC’s approval,”

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly told after BCCI’s AGM held in Mumbai on Sunday.

The stadium is built at cost of Rs 700 crores after razing down the old structure at Motera. Took the area of 64 acres, the Sardar Patel Stadium will contain many distinctive features.

Such as comprising two academy grounds apart from the main ground and will also have indoor practice facilities. It will also consist of training centers and 55-room clubhouse, Olympic size swimming pool and other sports recreational activities including a 3-D projector theater.

The venue is withing 300 meters of the metro station. The structure is also built as earthquake-proof and will have LED lights instead of normal floodlights.

The Indian Express reported that BCCI President Sourav Ganguly was waiting for confirmation from the Gujarat Cricket Association for the stadium to be ready and it is informed that the venue will be ready early next year.

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