India versus England: The biggest cricket stadium in the world, A guide to motera stadium

India versus England: The Motera Stadium, presently professing to be the biggest cricket arena on the planet, will have the last two Test matches of the progressing four-coordinate arrangement among India and England.

The Motera Stadium claims to be the biggest cricket arena on the planet. It was built in 1982, and at first had a seating limit of lodging 49,000 cricket fans. In any case, the seating limit has now been supported to more than 1,10,000 after recreation of the arena what began in October 2015, proceeding to end in February 2020. The Motera Stadium will have the last two Test matches of the continuous four-coordinate arrangement among India and England. The Test arrangement is presently drawn level at 1-1.

The Motera Stadium is spread across 63 sections of land and has four passage focuses. The field size of the arena is 180 Yards X 150 Yards.

There are changing areas enough to oblige four groups, with an exercise center accessible right close to the changing area. The arena has six indoor practice pitches with three open air practice fields.

There is further an indoor cricket foundation with a dorm for 40 competitors. The Motera Stadium additionally has a seating limit of 25 each in 76 corporate boxes.

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in Australia, presently has the second-most noteworthy seating limit of 1,00,024. The famous Eden Gardens has the third most elevated observer limit of 66,349.

There have been two Test matches played among India and England at the Motera Stadium up until now. While the principal Test between the different sides played in 2001 finished as a draw, India arose triumphant in the second game which occurred in 2012.

The forthcoming third Test among India and England will be a day-night Test, simply the subsequent one to be held in India after the pink-ball Test against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens in 2019.

Jay Shah says, India vs. England: D/N Test to be played in Ahmedabad from Feb 24

“The first Test will start from February 7 and the day-night Test will be played in Ahmedabad at the Motera Stadium from February 24,” said Shah while introducing Gujarat Cricket Association’s indoor foundation for youthful cricketers.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Thursday affirmed that the day-night Test among India and England will begin from February 24 in Ahmedabad. Shah likewise said that the four-coordinate Test arrangement will initiate from February 7.

“The main Test will begin from February 7 and the day-night Test will be played in Ahmedabad at the Motera Stadium from February 24,” said Shah while introducing Gujarat Cricket Association’s indoor foundation for youthful cricketers.

Prior, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had uncovered that India will play five T20Is against England when the guests visit the nation right on time one year from now. The previous India captain had said that it will be an undeniable visit through four Tests, three ODIs, and five T20Is.

Shah has now additionally uncovered that the five T20Is will likewise be held in Ahmedabad. “5 T20I matches will be played in Ahmedabad’s Motera stadium,” he said.

Previous India wicket-guardian batsman Parthiv Patel was likewise a piece of the introduction function. Parthiv had reported his retirement from all types of cricket on Wednesday.

The BCCI has over the most recent couple of years guaranteed that it designs the ODI and T20I arrangement remembering whether the following show-stopper occasion is a 50-over occasion or a 20-over occasion. The five T20Is against England will be acceptable groundwork for Virat Kohli’s group for the forthcoming T20 World Cup which is set to be played in India in October-November.

The Indian group is as of now in Australia where they as of late dominated the three-game T20I arrangement. Presently the side would be in real life in the four-coordinate Test arrangement, beginning from December 17 in Adelaide.

England to play four Tests in India: BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly

The England cricket crew is set to visit India in 2021 for an undeniable two-sided series.

Remarkably, the visit will presently contain four Tests, rather than five, to oblige the restricted overs arrangement that had been delayed in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president, Sourav Ganguly, as of late affirmed the advancement at an online occasion.

A look at the revised schedule

As indicated by the past schedule, the two groups were planned to play five Tests, three ODIs and the same number of T20Is.

Nonetheless, under the modified schedule, the quantity of Tests have been decreased to four, while a sum of five T20Is will be played.

The change has been made considering the World T20 to be held in October-November one year from now in India.

Here is the thing that Ganguly said

Confirming the revised schedule, the former Indian captain said, “England are touring India for four Test matches, three ODIs and five T20s. It is a lot easier having bi-laterals because the number of people are less.”

Ahmedabad could host its first Day/Night Test

A month ago, Ganguly declared that Ahmedabad will have its first Day/Night Test during England’s visit through India.

Eminently, the BCCI is enthusiastic about facilitating England and investigating every conceivable choice, including making bio-secure air pockets.

In spite of the fact that the specific timetable and scenes are yet to be chalked out, it is perceived that Ahmedabad, Dharamsala and Kolkata are probably going to be the three Test settings.

The series may likewise be moved to UAE

That separated, Ganguly has consistently alluded to the chance of moving the whole leg to the United Arab Emirates, if India keep on staggering in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Outstandingly, the UAE as of late facilitated the 2020 version of Indian Premier League.

India to tour England in August

As of late, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) affirmed that the country will temporarily have India for a five-Test arrangement in the mid year of 2021.

The Test arrangement will run from August 4 to September 14, while five distinct settings will play host to the matches.

In contrast to the previous summer, the ECB will permit group to observe surprisingly realistic this time.

Ahmedabad to have pink ball Test against England: Ganguly

Ahmedabad will have the day-night pink ball Test during England’s expensive visit through India right on time one year from now, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said here on Tuesday. Britain are scheduled to visit India from January-March for five Tests and a restricted overs arrangement.

“Ahmedabad will hold the day-night Test,” Ganguly said at the Kolkata Press Club while dispatching a book by CPI(M) MLA Ashok Bhattacharya. Inferable from a flood in COVID-19 case load in India in the ongoing past, there had been theories that the arrangement could be moved to the UAE, where the IPL 2020 is in progress.

Be that as it may, the BCCI is resolved to have England in the nation and is now investigating all potential alternatives, including making bio-secure air pockets. Ahmedabad, Dharamsala and Kolkata are probably going to be the three settings for the Test arrangement, yet Ganguly said they are yet to accept a last call.

“We have made some tentative plans but nothing has been decided as of now. We still have four months’ time,” said Ganguly. The BCCI president said their need is the up and coming Australia visit, the group determination for which will occur in a couple of days.

“Before England, we have Australia series coming up. There will be team selection happening in a few days.” Ganguly said switching to the Test format immediately after the IPL won’t be a problem for the players. “They are all quality players, they will be fine.” As for the homegrown season, the BCCI has chosen to begin the Ranji Trophy from January 1, and Ganguly said the subtleties will be worked out in the up and coming Annual General Meeting (AGM).

“The AGM will happen soon and there we will decide about the Ranji Trophy.” Ganguly disclosed a Bengali book on COVID-19 pandemic – ‘Crown, Purba O Uttar, Nagarayan O Arthaniti’ – wrote by Bhattacharya. A COVID-19 survivor, the 71-year-old Bhattacharya has described his experience of defeating the destructive infection, in the book.

Bhattacharya is likewise the executive of Board of Administrators of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation..