16 December 2018
Bhubaneswar: Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar was undoubtedly the centre of attraction at the Kalinga Stadium while he was watching the Hockey World Cup finals.
While Sachin had revealed about his attendance through a video posted on Twitter, the people of Bhubaneswar beelined the streets to catch a glimpse of the Master.
Seated in the VIP gallery, Sachin was seen engrossed in light moments with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Governor Ganeshi Lal. He wrote on Twitter, acknowledging Odisha Government and the Chief Minister’s efforts to conduct the grand international sporting event in India.
The humble cricketing legend reciprocated to his fan’s cheer with grace and generosity. Every moderate gesture made by Sachin resulted in a thunderous encore.
Sachin was seen clicking pictures of the crowd and ‘selfies’ from the VIP gallery. Sachin tweeted: “Crazy atmosphere at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar for the Men’s #HWCFinal2018! Loving the energy and the passion for hockey in this stunning stadium!”