Accommodation Issues For “Tall” Afghan Cricket Fan
Lucknow: A cricket tournament is underway between Afghanistan and West Indies at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee International Cricket Stadium, Lucknow. The tour starts with a three-match ODI series followed by a three-match T20 series and ends with a Test. All the games of this tour will be played at the same venue.
An interesting issue has cropped up ahead of the 1st ODI
According to the news channel News18, an Afghanistan fan stole the limelight and caught many eyeballs for failing to find the accommodation in the city because of his ‘height’ issues. The fan, named, Sher Khan with a height of 8 feet and 2 inches, travelled from Kabul, Afghanistan to witness the game at the venue, but he couldn’t find a proper roof to stay because of his appearance and height.
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However, his trouble came to an end when he sought police help in the city. He reached the Naka Police Station and explained his troubles. The police checked his documents and credentials and allotted him a proper place to stay.