The 45,000-capacity stadium last hosted a T20I fixture on January 5, 2020, when India were up versus Sri Lanka. However, the game got washed out due to rain and wet pitch.
Notably, the rain is expected to play its part for the second T20I as well, but fans and players from both teams are hopeful of a full 40-over contest. On the eve of the second match, India attended a practice session and a large number of fans got the opportunity to see their favourite stars.
Some lucky fans plane got an opportunity to meet superstar Virat Kohli at Barsapara Stadium. Not to mention, Kohli is one of the most popular cricketers both on and off the pitch and enjoys a god-like status amongst his fans. The Delhi-lad unchangingly appreciates his viewers and was seen in Guwahati as well where he graciously met his fans and plane clicked pictures with them which went viral on the internet.
The hosts are leading the three-match series 1-0 without their impressive win in the opening T20I in Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday (September 28). Though, Virat failed to impress with the bat and returned to the pavilion without scoring just three runs from nine balls.
Notably, Virat, who took a six-week unravel in July-August, made a comeback in the Asia Cup 2022 where the right-handed thrash finished as the leading run getter for the Men in Blue.
During the Asia Cup, Kohli moreover ended his long wait for an international century without smashing unbeaten 122 from just 61 deliveries versus Afghanistan in the Super Four match.
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