The big names in the field of cricket had taken their time out to appreciate the crowd and the top-notch stadium and its services at The Sports Hub Trivandrum. The India-NZ T20I was hosted effortlessly and the entire team behind making the first international event in the city a grand success needs to be appreciated.
Despite the downpour, the crowd patiently waited for 6 long hours just to witness the match. The celebration doubled when team India stole the game thus winning the hearts of many cricket lovers once again.
Though the match was cut down to 8 overs, the competition was fierce and was one that was a feast for the eyes. The captains of both the teams couldn’t help but comment on the enthusiastic and supportive crowd that had gathered to enjoy the match. Kohli also questioned on why it took so long for a match to be hosted in this city.
While Ravi Shastri (former Indian cricketer and the current head coach of the Indian Cricket team) appreciated the venue and the hardworking ground staff while Sanjay Manjrekar (former Indian cricketer) pointed out how the crowd had applauded for the losing team’s captain as well.
Many other veterans of the field had showered their love and joy through twitter. The show’s topper was team India winning the game by 6 runs and bagging the series with a score of 2-1, but the limelight was on the ground staffs, KCA, the organising committee members, and everybody who co jointly made the 7th of November memorable.
The Sports Hub Trivandrum has raised the bar and has now marked its place amidst the best stadiums and sports complexes in the country.