Bhubaneswar, December 19 (LocalWire): The stars of Team India and West Indies will be accorded customary welcome in line with Odia culture as the Hotel Mayfair Lagoon here geared up to host the cricketers on Thursday.
Besides the Odia style of extending greetings like blowing of conch shells and applying tilak on foreheads, the players and staff members of both the teams will have the choice to savour the delicacies of Odia culinary, said a Mayfair lagoon executive.
Meanwhile, the counter sale of 10,039 tickets has begun today for the December 22 day-night ties between the two cricket powerhouses at Barabati Stadium at Cuttack.
The State police are ready with foolproof security cover for the cricketers and officials and smooth conduct of the one-day international cricket match.
Security ring of 44 platoons of armed police will be on the job for maintenance of law and order at the hotel and at the Barabati stadium, said officials of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar commissionerate of police.