The Narendra Modi Stadium inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records. The IPL 2022 final between the Gujarat Titans and Rajasthan Royals drew a record crowd of 101,566 people.
The newly constructed Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has reached a major milestone. Being inducted into the Guinness Book of World Records. The stadium in Gujarat now has the highest attendance of spectators ever recorded for a T20 game. It accomplished this feat by hosting the Indian Premier League (IPL) final in May of this year.
The top-tier league match between the local team Gujarat Titans. Also the Rajasthan Royals drew a large crowd of 101,566 spectators. The BCCI announced the incredible feat on Twitter.
“This is a happy occasion for everyone as India establishes a Guinness World Record.” This one is dedicated to all of our fans for their unrival passion and steadfast support. “Congratulations to @GCAMotera and @IPL,” the governing body of cricket also said in a tweet.
101,566 people witnessed the epic final: Jay Shah
Jay Shah, the BCCI’s honorary secretary, expressed his joy with the achievement as he revealed the precise attendance statistics for the IPL 2022 championship match.
“Extremely delighted & proud to receive the Guinness World Record for the largest attendance at a T20 match when 101,566 people witnessed the epic @IPL final at @GCAMotera’s magnificent Narendra Modi Stadium on 29 May 2022. A big thanks to our fans for also making this possible! @BCCI,” Moreover tweeted by Jay Shah.
In terms of capacity, India’s Narendra Modi Stadium is also comparable to Australia’s famed Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Surprisingly, the two stadiums have the same designer, the renowned Australian architect company Populous, with Larsen and Toubro (L&T) constructing the stadium.
In addition, The stadium in Gujarat, which is one step ahead of the MCG, boasts excellent water drainage within 30 minutes of rain stopping. It is the first of its sort in India because of the inclusion of LED lights attach along the perimeter of the roof, which produce a’shadow-less light.’