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Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Motera Cricket Stadium


BJP erasing history, says Cong as Nitin Patel calls it ‘rumours’

February 25, 2021 3:17 am

Gujarat Congress leaders, including state president Amit Chavda and working president Hardik Patel, criticised the alleged renaming of the stadium and added that people of Gujarat will not tolerate such attempts by BJP to erase Sardar Patel from history.

After new look, world’s largest cricket arena gets a name: Narendra Modi Stadium

February 25, 2021 7:40 am

This is the first such public structure to be named after Prime Minister Modi in the country, with the Gujarat government confirming later that it would be called Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium.

Explained: What's in a (cricket stadium's) name? Mostly politicians — and no cricketers

March 02, 2021 2:39 pm

Narendra Modi isn't the first living person to have a stadium named after him. Several of the country's top cricketing venues, in fact, got their names from persons who were then alive.

Quixplained: All you need to know about the Motera Cricket Stadium

February 24, 2021 1:40 pm

Motera, the world's largest cricket stadium, is gearing up to host the day-night pink ball India-England Test from February 24-28. A look at its features, and how it compares to other stadiums in India.

Explained: How will the Motera pitch influence the race to World Test Championship final?

February 24, 2021 12:52 pm

India vs England: With the series locked 1-1, the third Test assumes crucial significance in deciding the fate of the rubber and the one remaining spot in the World Test Championship (WTC) final.

Return to roots: A lifetime of memories and runs for Cheteshwar Pujara 

February 21, 2021 4:47 pm

Cheteshwar Pujara comes back to a much-changed Motera as a cricketer confident of his place under the sun.

India vs England: Motera Stadium to have turning track for pink ball Test

February 21, 2021 8:31 am

If the England team was expecting to bounce right back, thinking that the pink ball and conditions will suit their strengths, they are likely to be disappointed with the pitch on offer at Motera.

Explained: Why Motera will witness a different ball game compared to Chepauk

February 24, 2021 12:53 pm

India vs England 3rd Test: Now, as the two teams undertake a 1400km journey from Chennai to Ahmedabad, neither the conditions nor the colour of the ball will be similar.

India vs England series from Feb 5, renovated Motera stadium to host 2 Tests, 5 T20Is

December 11, 2020 7:49 am

The BCCI and ECB have released the full schedule for the India vs England series, which will start on 5 February and will comprise 4 Tests, 5 T20Is and 4 ODIs.