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BCCI get the Guinness World Records for maximum attendance in a T20 match in IPL 2022


BCCI get the Guinness World Record for maximum attendance in a T20 match in IPL 2022: In yet another feather in its already decorated hat, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recently entered the Guinness Book of World Records for marking the largest attendance during a T20 match. The BCCI confirmed the development as it announced the feat across its social media handles.

The feat of hosting the largest attendance in a T20 game was accomplished during the Tata IPL 2022 final between Gujarat Titans (GT) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) at Narendra Modi Stadium on 29th May 2022. The newly revamped stadium on record hosted 101,566 people for the summit clash between GT and RR.

Jay Shah, honourable BCCI secretary, wrote in his tweet: “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 making this possible! @BCCI.”

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The Narendra Modi Stadium, which was reopened in February 2021 after refurbishing, boast a total seating capacity of 132,000 spectators at once. This figure is massive enough to make it the World’s largest cricketing venue in terms of spectators’ occupancy. The venue is equipped with advanced technologies which include LED lights on the roof instead of the orthodox floodlights.

So far 10 international cricket matches have been hosted in the Narendra Modi Stadium which include two test games against England

As per a few reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is contemplating locking this venue for the final of the ODI World Cup 2023, which will be held in India.

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