The Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad hosted its first-ever Cricket World Cup match in 1987. The game was won by the national cricket team of India after beating Zimbabwe. The capacity of the venue was 49,000 before the renovation works started. It will be the largest stadium by capacity in India. The Sardar Patel Stadium will have a capacity of 110,000. It will become the largest cricket stadium in the world. The 100,000-capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground, which is among the largest sports venues by capacity in the world, is currently known as the largest cricket venue by capacity. The Australian sports venue opened in 1853.