In case you have been living under a rock, let us tell you that rumour mills have been working overtime regarding the wedding of Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli and Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma.
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Since last week, thousands of stories talking about the power couple having an Italian wedding in the coming week started floating across the internet and fans were beyond delighted. However, when Anushka’s spokesperson told media that there is no truth to these rumors, disappointment took over.
But last night when Anushka Sharma was seen at the airport leaving the country for Milan with her family and apparently her family pundit, the country went into frenzy.
(more pics ) of @AnushkaSharma With her family snapped at Mumbai airport yesterday night pic.twitter.com/Hu9ETzyMqT
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Of course, there is no confirmation about the wedding taking place yet but just like the rest of us, the management of one of the world’s iconic cricket venue are more than excited. So much so that they have offered the venue for hosting the wedding ceremony.
You must be thinking, “Wait, what?”
So let us absorb this piece of latest information slowly.
Adelaide Oval is an iconic stadium located in South Australia. Although it is famous for hosting cricket matches and other sporting events, it has been in the past used for a number of concerts and has also established itself as one of the finest wedding venues in the country. The management is beyond thrilled to host this high-profile wedding and as far as we know, it would be the first for the venue.
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“We would be thrilled to host Virat and Anushka’s wedding at Adelaide Oval. How fantastic would it be for Virat to create more happy memories here, considering his outstanding playing history at the Oval,” said Andrew Daniels, CEO of the historic sports venue, in an interview to Hindustan Times.
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He further went on to boast about what all they have to offer, “With 26 purpose-built function spaces to choose from, combined with a showcase of South Australia’s finest food and wine it would be an unforgettable day for the future Mr and Mrs Kohli and their guests.”
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The venue sure looks spectacular and since no other cricketer has been married in a stadium before, Virat could break this record as well. Win-win!
While we aren’t sure if Virat and Anushka would take up on this lucrative offer (assuming they are actually getting married) but it would definitely make all the sense in the world to have a wedding at this venue. Why, you ask? Because as the CEO of the venue says, it does hold a special place in Kohli’s heart.
While playing at Adelaide Oval, Kohli not only scored his debut ton in 2012 but also three Test hundreds. All this along with his highest T20 score (90 not out). The authorities of the stadium regard it as Virat’s favorite stadium and even celebrated his 28th birthday last year.
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The stadium has recently undergone a massive renovation that completely transformed the century-old stadium. It was recently in news for hosting the 2nd test of the Ashes series where Australia won over England by 120 runs. Like we said before, it allows private functions like weddings but at a steep cost, starting at Aus $159 per guest (Rs 8000) upwards.
Now all we can do is sit and wait for the wedding to actually take place and for the photos to arrive so we can swoon over them.