If millennium city Cuttack could give match-day feels during team India’s practice session, imagine the degree of craze and excitement among fans on the match day. Here are some glimpses from the Barabati Stadium ahead of the T20I encounter between India and South Africa.
Fans excited before streaming into the Barabati stadium to witness the Men in Blue face Proteas.
A poster which gabbed all eyeballs. "My wife is my life. But she loves cricket. So I am here. #UpayNahin (No Option)," a fan at the Barabati came up with this hilarious poster.
The Indian flag is a symbol of national pride. Here, fans dressed in tricolor pose for pics before entering stadium to witness their favourite players.
Crowd gathers outside Barabati to welcome team India. Players were also seen waving back at the fans.
Sporting the Indian jersey has been a tradition, more so when you are watching it live at the stadium.
Dear BCCI, we need just 1 match in Barabati every year - fans urged the Indian cricket board to give them a chance to catch a glimpse of their favourite players at least once every year!
Match day feels on a non-match day. This is Rishabh Pant during Team India's practice session at the Barabati.
Barabati was packed to see team India train.