Sunil Gavaskar completed 10,000 runs in Test cricket in 1986-87 against Pakistan.
Kapil Dev, who had taken 9 wickets in an innings in the first match on this ground scalped his 432nd wicket in Test cricket to pass Sir Richard Hadlee's record, thus becoming the highest wicket taker in Test cricket at that time.
In October 1999, Sachin Tendulkar scored his first Test Match double-hundred in a match against New Zealand.
Sachin Tendulkar completed his 20 years of International Cricket here on November 16th, 2009 against Sri Lanka. During the same game, Sachin Tendulkar reached a landmark of 30,000 runs in International cricket which by far no cricketer has achieved.
Sardar Patel Stadium (Motera Stadium) is one of the premier Cricket stadiums of India located in the Motera locality of Ahmedabad. Because of its location, the stadium is commonly called Motera Stadium to avoid confusion with another stadium of the same name in Navrangpura locality of Ahmedabad. Sardar Patel stadium is owned by Gujarat Cricket Association and comes under the aegis of the West Zone.