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In pictures: Ahmedabad's Motera stadium that will host 'Namaste Trump' event

Updated : 2020-02-20 11:51:00

The BCCI on Tuesday shared a bird's eye view of the picturesque Ahmedabad’s Motera Stadium, which is set to become world's largest cricket stadium with a seating capacity of 100,000 spectators. The Gujarat stadium will host a mega event to welcome US President Donald Trump on February 24. The ‘Namaste Trump’ event is expected to be attended by over 1 lakh people. Being built at an estimated cost of $100 million, the Motera Stadium will be the world's largest cricket stadium overtaking the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia.

An aerial view of Sardar Patel Stadium of Ahmedabad, which will host Namaste Trump event on February 24 to welcome US President Donald Trump. (PTI Photo)
An aerial view of Sardar Patel Stadium of Ahmedabad, which will host Namaste Trump event on February 24 to welcome US President Donald Trump. (PTI Photo)
The BCCI on Tuesday shared a bird's eye view of the picturesque Motera Stadium, which is set to become the world's largest cricket stadium.
The BCCI on Tuesday shared a bird's eye view of the picturesque Motera Stadium, which is set to become the world's largest cricket stadium.
The 'Namaste Trump' will be held at the newly reconstructed, largest cricket stadium in the world at Motera. The event will be similar to the 'Howdy Modi' event which was hosted by the Indian-American community for Modi in Houston last year. (Image: GCA website)
The 'Namaste Trump' will be held at the newly reconstructed, largest cricket stadium in the world at Motera. The event will be similar to the 'Howdy Modi' event which was hosted by the Indian-American community for Modi in Houston last year. (Image: GCA website)
Established in 1982 with a seating capacity of mere 49,000, this Motera Stadium is set to get a makeover. (Image: GCA website)
Established in 1982 with a seating capacity of mere 49,000, this Motera Stadium is set to get a makeover. (Image: GCA website)
A team of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation visited the Sardar Patel Stadium at Motera as Gujarat is preparing for US President Donald Trump's visit in the last week of February. Images were shares by Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel on social media.
A team of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation visited the Sardar Patel Stadium at Motera as Gujarat is preparing for US President Donald Trump's visit in the last week of February. Images were shares by Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel on social media.
Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel talks with AMC Commissioner Vijay Nehra at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera. The stadium will host 'Namaste Trump' event, which is expected to be attended by over 1 lakh people.
Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel talks with AMC Commissioner Vijay Nehra at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera. The stadium will host 'Namaste Trump' event, which is expected to be attended by over 1 lakh people.
The sitting arrangement at the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad, visible in this image posted by Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel on social media.
The sitting arrangement at the Sardar Patel Motera Stadium, Ahmedabad, visible in this image posted by Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel on social media.
Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel reviews preparation at Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in the city ahead of President Trump's visit.
Ahmedabad Mayor Bijal Patel reviews preparation at Sardar Patel Motera Stadium in the city ahead of President Trump's visit.
The Motera stadium is a host to more than 35 international games and a testament record-breaking wins, iconic matches, and lots more. (Image: Twitter/@mpparimal)
The Motera stadium is a host to more than 35 international games and a testament record-breaking wins, iconic matches, and lots more. (Image: Twitter/@mpparimal)
The stadium was constructed by infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro. (Image: L&T)
The stadium was constructed by infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro. (Image: L&T)
Being built at an estimated cost of $100 million, the Motera Stadium will be the world's largest cricket stadium overtaking the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia.
Being built at an estimated cost of $100 million, the Motera Stadium will be the world's largest cricket stadium overtaking the Melbourne Cricket Ground in Australia.
Indian police officials visit Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium ahead of its inauguration in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Indian police officials visit Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium ahead of its inauguration in Ahmadabad, India, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 photo, Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium stands illuminated, days before it is inaugurated in Ahmadabad, India.  (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
In this Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 photo, Sardar Patel Gujarat Stadium stands illuminated, days before it is inaugurated in Ahmadabad, India.  (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
A view of player locker room being constructed at the Motera Stadium of Ahmedabad. (Image: GCA website)
A view of player locker room being constructed at the Motera Stadium of Ahmedabad. (Image: GCA website)
A view of the corporate box at Motera Stadium, which is still under construction, (Image: GCA website)
A view of the corporate box at Motera Stadium, which is still under construction, (Image: GCA website)
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