India vs Australia 4th Test: Motera decorated like a bride for Modi and Albanese tour
Cricket News Desk. Security has been tightened for the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Modi) and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on the first day of the final Test of the Border Gavaskar Trophy starting on Thursday between India and Australia.
Prime Minister Modi visited the 1,10,000-capacity stadium last year to inaugurate the National Games, but it will be his first Test match here after the name change.
75 years of India-Australia friendship
The visit of Modi and the Albanians is part of the celebration of 75 years of friendship between India and Australia. Both Prime Ministers will visit the stadium in a gold-plated golf car.
The new record will be made in Narendra Modi Stadium
A local official said, “During the National Games, the prime minister took a round of the stadium in this golf car.” have hope. This will also be a record in India as the previous largest number of spectators (88000 to 90000) was present during a Christmas Test match at Eden Gardens. Later its audience capacity was reduced to 67000.
A small stage has been set up in front of the site screen where a short program will be held before the start of the match. It will be removed after the completion of the program. It was also difficult to watch the optional practice session of both teams on Wednesday due to security arrangements.
Asked whether the presence of the two prime ministers would put extra pressure on the players, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma said his focus is on performance. He said, “The Prime Ministers of both countries are coming. It will be exciting but the focus of the players will be on the game. We will try our best to win this test.