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Ram kumar

Technical executive - Intarvo technologies | Posted 09 Jan, 2019 |

What’s the cost of building the world’s largest cricket stadium in India?

Preeti Taneja

Entrepreneur | Posted 09 Jan, 2019

According to several reports: INR 700 Crore.


The bill to the taxpayers for building the world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, India will be Rs 700 crore.

Rupees Seven-Hundred Crores.

Previously Motera Stadium that had the capacity of 54,000, it was demolished by Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) in 2016 for a complete renovation.

It’s now renamed as Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium. Billed as a dream project of PM Narendra Modi, the stadium will be ready to host matches in the next two years.

Spanning across the area of 63 acres, the Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium will be able to seat 1.10 lakh spectators. (Imagine the World Cup final played here!)

According to reports, the stadium will have four dressing rooms, 76 corporate boxes, and a large swimming pool. As for the parking facility, it will be able to accommodate 3,000 cars and 10,000 bikes. 

world's-largest-cricket-stadium-in-india-letsdiskuss(Courtesy: MSN)

Currently, Melbourne Cricket Stadium is the largest in the world with the capacity of 90,000 people.

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But again, to answer your question, the cost of building the world’s largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad is Rs 700 crore. 

For your reference purpose… the Statue of Liberty cost Rs 2,989 crore.

world's-largest-cricket-stadium-in-india-letsdiskuss (Courtesy: Livemint)

Clearly, PM Narendra Modi is not only building his own legacy with such extravaganzas but also trying hard to own the legacy of Sardar