Half empty Thiruvananthapuram cricket stadium throughout third ODI after minister’s phrases sparks row
The half-empty Thiruvananthapuram stadium in the course of the India-Sri Lanka ODI on Sunday after Kerala minister Abdurahiman’s controversial assertion final week sparked a row. It was additionally seen by Yuvaraj Singh, who put out a tweet about it.
The half-empty stands on the Thiruvananthapuram stadium seen within the backdrop because the Indian crew celebreates its win over Sri Lanka. (Credit: PTI)
By Shibimol KG: The half-empty cricket stadium seen on Sunday for the third ODI between India and Sri Lanka held at Thiruvananthapuram has sparked a row. Sports activities minister V Abdurahiman had earlier made a controversial assertion by saying that these ravenous needn’t watch the cricket match from the stadium.
Minister Abdurahiman, on January 9, stated, “These ravenous needn’t go and watch the sport.” He made the comment whereas being questioned concerning the leisure tax for the ticket costs, which was elevated to 12 per cent.
Opposition chief VD Satheesan in an announcement stated the sports activities minister mustn’t once more query the vanity of Malayalis. He wrote on Fb, “The Sports activities Minister stated those that are ravenous mustn’t come to look at the sport. The sport is going down in entrance of an empty gallery. Do not query the vanity of Malayalis, not less than from now”.
The stadium was half-empty on a Sunday and was seen as a protest by the individuals in opposition to the sports activities minister. Many have raised issues over the half-empty stadium, together with former Indian cricketing legends.
Yuvraj Singh tweeted that he was frightened about the way forward for the ODI upon seeing the half-empty stadium, at the same time as India thrashed Sri Lanka by a document margin. Yuvaraj Singh tweeted, “Properly performed @ShubmanGill hopefully goes on to make a ðŸ’¯ @imVkohli batting on the different finish trying Stable ! However concern for me half empty stadium ? Is someday cricket dying ?”
Many from Kerala have replied to the tweet saying that the individuals of the state love the attractive recreation however, “we simply adopted what our minister stated.”