Bangalore cricket fan designs “World Cup” sari

March 23rd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI  

Bangalore, Mar.23 (ANI): As cricket fever grips India, an ardent fan in Bangalore, Savitha Niranjan has designed a cricket-themed sari using crepe fabric and semi precious stones.

Niranjan hopes to present the sari to the winning team captain’s wife or girlfriend.

The World Cup trophy motif is designed on the back of the blouse, while the sari carries World Cup logos and cricket ball motifs.

Niranjan said: ” I hope India wins the World Cup. I would like to present this sari to the captain’s wife or girlfriend. ”

” I have written a letter to ICC, asking them to let me know if it is possible for me to present this sari to the captain of the winning team, ” she added.

Bia, a model, said: ” The sari is very creative with designs done in silver. I think it’s very beautiful and it will be a great pleasure to gift it to the winning team of the World Cup.”
A four-member team has designed two such saris in 20 days. The estimated cost of one sari is around 80000 thousand rupees. (ANI)

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