Divers go below the boundary in Kovalam

As India gears up for the upcoming matches of the India-New Zealand T20 series, a group of divers decided to showcase their support and passion for the gentleman’s game in a unique fashion.

Scuba divers of Bond Safari Kovalam, an organisation based in Thiruvananthapuram, offered a cricket fans a treat underwater.

India’s first T20 Cricket Under Water

India’s first T20 Cricket Under Water

The team had demonstrated a game of “sea-bed” cricket at the Kovalam, one of Kerala’s most popular tourist destinations.

The teams were divided in the following manner:

Team A
Captain: Subin J Kallarickal (PADI Scuba Dive Instructor)
Shanu Thomas (Scuba Divers)
Rahul (Scuba Divers)
Nishanth (Scuba Divers)

Team B
Captain: Shibin Sebastian (PADI SCUBA DIVE INSTRUCTOR)
Shijin (Scuba Divers)
Aneesha Bendict (Scuba Divers)
Dr. Shanthanu (Scuba Divers)

“Cricket is a sport that unites India. As divers we believe sport and adventure know no boundaries. Hence, we chose to display a game of cricket in a special manner,” said Jackson Peter, Managing Director, Bond Safari Kovalam.

This match was also said to be a part of the organisation’s key motive – an awareness about the ocean and its inhabitants. Bond Safari Kovalam, previously, had also organised a wide range events including India’s First Under Water wedding, World’s First Under Water CEO’s Conference and India’s first Women Only Under Water Plastic Clean Up Activities etc..