Cricket: 3rd Test between India and England to begin in Ahmedabad on Wednesday
In Cricket, the third test of the four match series between India and England will be played at the world’s largest Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera in Ahmedabad from tomorrow. It’s a day and night fixture and the match is scheduled to begin at 2.30 p.m.
AIR Correspondent reports, the world’s largest Cricket Stadium, Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium at Motera in Ahmedabad is all set to make history by hosting the first day-night pink ball test match between India and England from tomorrow. President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate this newly built Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium tomorrow. President is also expected to watch the third cricket test match between India and England with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah for some time after the inauguration ceremony.
Sardar Patel Motera Stadium will become the top and the largest cricket stadium in the world. Located in Sabarmati, Ahmedabad, the Motera Stadium is equipped with new decorations and the latest facilities for the third Test match. The stadium is spread over 63 acres, with a seating capacity of one lakh 10 thousand people. Currently, Melbourne is the largest cricket stadium in the world. It can accommodate 90 thousand people simultaneously. The Motera Stadium houses 76 corporate boxes, olympic level swimming pool, indoor academy, four dressing rooms for athletes and food courts.
The match to be played under lights will certainly add to the recipe of excitement and challenge that the first two matches have already served up. The new mix of lights, changing conditions and the pink cricket balls will add new spice to the already tangy servings
With the series levelled at 1-1 and the World Test Championship slot up for grabs, both the remaining matches are crucial and India would be hoping that their formula in Chennai will be equally useful under different conditions.