All though many One Day International matches have been played at the Rajkot's Saurashtra Cricket Association ground but now it is ready to host a test match.
With this test match being played here, it will become the world's 120th venue for the test cricket.
But on 9th of the next month, it is all set to become the 23rd test venue in India and 120th in the world.
The seating capacity of the stadium is about 28,ooo.
Around 5,000 children would be called to witness the test match for free on different days of the match. Other than this, players from Saurashtra who have played test cricket for India or have represented Saurashtra in Ranji would be specially invited for the occasion. A special ceremony will also be held before the match starts.
Cricket fans are very excited to witness the first international test match being played here. The online sale of tickets for the test match has started.
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