The ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the new Motera Stadium was performed in Ahmedabad on Monday. GCA and Larsen and Toubro officials were among those who attended the event.
The new stadium will be spread over approximately 63 acres of land and will accommodate nearly 1,10,000 spectators.
Once constructed, the stadium will have a larger capacity than that of the Melbourne Cricket Ground At present, the MCG is considered to be the biggest cricket stadium in the world and accommodates around 1,00,000 spectators.
GCA has roped in Larsen and Toubro for the entire project. The Gujarat Ranji team which made history by winning the prestigious trophy in Indore on Saturday by defeating defending champs Mumbai, were also present at the event.