In the finals of the ODI World Cup 2023, India will take on Australia at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on November 19. Ahead of the crucial game, both teams have reached the ground for final preparations. Meanwhile, fans are also gathering outside the stadium for the showdown.
However, the crazy fans in Pune were seen offering milk on posters of India skipper Rohit Sharma and star batter Virat Kohli. Fans offered milk on their posters and wished them luck for the upcoming finals. A huge number of fans are gathering at various places to organise screenings.
Here is the video:
Fans offering milk to posters of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in Pune. pic.twitter.com/sp3MwrT6Gp
— Mufaddal Vohra (@mufaddal_vohra) November 19, 2023
Things are going crazy in Bihar too, where people from the state are celebrating the auspicious festival of Chhath Puja. At many places in Patna near Ganga Ghat, organisers have installed huge screens to telecast live matches. However, it might increase security concerns considering unwanted gatherings around Ghats.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to grace the game
It’s worth noting that many prominent figures are set to grace the game at the Narendra Modi Stadium. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with an Australian deputy prime minister, will be present at the ground. The chief ministers of eight Indian states will also grace the occasion. Apart from them, more than a dozen union ministers, including Home Minister Amit Shah and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, will also be present at the ground.
The Indian team, under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, will be playing their fourth ODI World Cup finals on Sunday. At the toss, Australia skipper Pat Cummins won the toss and opted to bowl first. Cummins revealed that the Dew factor will be there, and it will get better for batting in the second half. Meanwhile, India skipper Rohit Sharma revealed that he was looking to bat first as it’s a good wicket.