India-Sri Lanka to have first T20 match in Guwahati
Fan created portrait from old mobile and other scrap
Dainik BhaskarJan 05, 2020, 02:16 PM IST Sports Desk. The first T20 of the series between India and Sri Lanka will be in Guwahati on Sunday. After reaching here, Indian captain Virat Kohli received a very special gift from one of his fans. She gifted him a picture of him made with the help of an old mobile phone. Seeing this, Virat became very happy and wrote a message for him, thanking him. BCCI shared the video of this meeting between Fan and his favorite cricketer on his Twitter handle.
The name of the fan who gave a special gift to the Indian captain is Rahul Parikh, who hails from Guwahati. He says that his beats had grown considerably after meeting Virat. According to Rahul, it took him three days and nights to make this portrait.
Making art out of old phones.How is this for fan love! 👏👏 #TeamIndia @imVkohli pic.twitter.com/wnOAg3nYGD
– BCCI (@BCCI) January 5, 2020
Picture made with wires and paper pins
In the video shared by BCCI, Rahul says, 'I am from Rahul Parikh Guwahati. I have created this portrait of Virat sir using old mobile phones. Just put wires and paper pins in it, it is made of complete scrap. It took me three days and three nights to make it. Virat sir liked it very much and he also gave me an autograph on it. I am very happy.
Didn't think to meet virat
Rahul told, 'My heart beats had grown with him (Virat), I saw him so close for the first time. Only I am doing this mobile phone art work, so my name has come in the India Book of Records. I want my name to appear in the Guinness Book. ' He further said, 'I had never thought of meeting Virat sir. I was just doing my job. But when I came to know about his visit some time ago, I did this portrait of him by doing one day and night.
The first match of the three-match T20 series between India and Sri Lanka will take place on Sunday 5 January at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati.