The Motera stadium – the old and the refurbished one, now rechristened as the ‘Narendra Modi' stadium has witnessed some of the iconic moments in India cricket.
Here are some:
*Legendary Sunil Gavaskar scored his 10,000th Test run in 1987.
*Former captain Kapil Dev became the highest wicket taker in Tests in 1994
*Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar scored his maiden double hundred in 1999
*Ace India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took his 400th Test wicket
*India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh scored his first Test ton.
*Kapil Dev took 9/83 against West Indies in 1983
*Sachin Tendulkar scored his 18,000th ODI run (versus Australia 2011 World Cup).
*Notable Test debut– VVS Laxman (versus South Africa, 1996)