The world’s largest cricket stadium, Motera in Ahmedabad, with a capability to host 1.10 lakh followers, is making ready to host its first ever match subsequent March between Asia XI and World XI, in keeping with a report within the Indian Categorical. The match is topic to ICC’s nod, and nonetheless haven’t been authorized.
“There can be Asia XI vs World XI recreation however it is going to be topic to ICC’s approval,” Ganguly confirmed to The Indian Categorical on Sunday after the AGM.
The brand new stadium can now host greater than double the spectators, from what it may host earlier. It’s going to even be unfold over 63 acres. To go together with that there’ll be a membership home, and an Olympic dimension pool. Different options of the stadium are that it’s going to have LED lights as an alternative of the traditional flood lights and can be earthquake proof.
After the assembly, Sourav Ganguly additionally lauded MSK Prasad-led choice committee and stated that their tenure has got here to an finish.
“Tenures are completed. You can not transcend tenure. They’ve finished job,” Ganguly stated.
Prasad and Gagan Khoda have been appointed in 2015, with Jatin Paranjpe, Sarandeep Singh and Devang Gandhi becoming a member of them in 2016. Not one of the panel members would proceed, Ganguly stated.
“We are going to repair a time period for selectors and it isn’t proper to nominate selectors yearly,” he stated.