Empty Stadium Shocks Fans
England's Cricket World Cup opener against New Zealand got off to a disappointing start as fans took to social media to express their outrage over the sparse attendance at the game. The Narendra Modi Stadium, with its enormous 132,000-capacity, was nearly empty, leaving viewers shocked and frustrated.
India Letting the Cricket World Down?
Cricket fans were quick to criticize the lackluster turnout for such a high-profile match. One fan questioned India's reputation as a cricket-loving country, while another lamented the absence of an opening ceremony and an empty stadium for the first game of the World Cup.
A Shambles and a COVID Flashback
The criticism continued as viewers expressed their disappointment with the state of the stadium. One fan described the situation as a "shambles," while another likened the empty stadium to the eerie times of the COVID pandemic.
Stunning Wags in the Spotlight
Amidst the disappointment of the low attendance, the spotlight still shone on the England squad's glamorous Wags, who were present in India to support their cricketer partners.
Overall, the lack of spectators at the Cricket World Cup opener has left fans questioning India's cricket fandom and lamenting the missed opportunity for a thrilling atmosphere at this highly-anticipated match.
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