Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik wished the very best to the Indian players as they prepare to lock horns with their arch rivals Pakistan on the cricket and hockey fields on Sunday.
“All the best of luck for the Indian team,” said Patnaik while wishing to the Indian cricket and hockey teams.
While the Virat Kohli led Indian cricket team will face Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy final, to be played at the Oval in England, the Indian hockey team led by Manpreet Singh will meet Pakistan in London in the Hockey World League (HWL) semi-finals.
Meanwhile, the fans are gearing up for the high voltage matches.
Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has also created a sand sculpture at Puri beach wishing good luck to the Indian players.