Motera stadium! Rohit Sharma can't wait to play, Hardik Pandya calls it 'unreal'

Updated: Feb 20, 2020, 14:26 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

"Looks simply spectacular. A moment to cherish for every Indian cricket lover. World-class facility seating 110,000 plus @JayShah #MoteraStadium," Shastri tweeted

Picture Courtesy/ Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya Instagram, BCC/ Twitter
Picture Courtesy/ Rohit Sharma and Hardik Pandya Instagram, BCC/ Twitter

Following the BCCI showing all a bird's eye view of the Motera stadium, which is the world's largest stadium, on Twitter, many stars from the cricket fraternity took to social media to show how impressed they were with Motera stadium.

India's opener Rohit Sharma took to Twitter to praise the stadium saying that he 'cannot wait to play some cricket at the world's largest cricket stadium- Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Motera Stadium will be unveiled on February 24.

"Looks amazing heard so much about it, can't wait to play there @BCCI," Rohit Sharma tweeted.

All-rounder Hardik Pandya, who is currently recovering from a surgery, also expressed how he felt about the stadium and went on to label it as "Unreal".

Coach Ravi Shastri said it looked spectacular and that once matches happen, all Indians would cherish moments at the venue. Well said. "Looks simply spectacular. A moment to cherish for every Indian cricket lover. World-class facility seating 110,000 plus @JayShah #MoteraStadium," Shastri tweeted.

With a seating capacity of more than 1,10,000, the Motera Stadium will dislodge Australia's Melbourne Cricket Ground as the wold's largest stadium. Located in Ahmedabad, the Motera Stadium was made in 1982 with a seating capacity of 49,000 at the time of construction, which has now been increased. Motera will also beat Eden Gardens in Kolkata as India's largest cricket stadium, which has the seating capacity of 66,000 spectators.

Earlier, BCCI took to Twitter and posted a sun-kissed picture of the Motera Stadium and captioned the post, "The Sun is out! #MoteraStadium Ahmedabad, India."

U.S. President Donald Trump will arrive at Ahmedabad for an event on February 24 and is scheduled to address a huge crowd of reportedly over 1 lakh people. This would be similar to the Hody Modi event in the United States last year.

Inputs from IANS

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