Yes, that’s true! A couple got side-lined at their own wedding reception after guests got engaged in celebration following a nail-biting finish to the IPL 2019 final match between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings on Sunday, May 12.
The video of the same is going viral on social media sites showing people watching the last moments of the IPL final match on a big screen put up near the wedding stage. Lasith Malinga’s last ball helped MI win the match by 1 run, and their fourth title, the guests cheered.
The guests are seen shouting and jumping on their seats in joy with many even taking selfies with the screen in the background. The wedding band also struck up a tune to celebrate. Guests got so engaged with the celebration that they forgot bride and groom.
“This is from one of the wedding receptions. Cricket took the centre stage. Check out the celebrations in the end. Top commentary @cricketaakash @MohammadKaif #MIvCSK #IPLFinal P.S: Received as Whatsapp Forward,” wrote a Twitter user.
This is from one of the wedding receptions. Cricket took the centre stage. Check out the celebrations in the end.
Top commentary @cricketaakash @MohammadKaif #MIvCSK #IPLFinal
P.S: Received as Whatsapp Forward pic.twitter.com/JrvsnfCmW4
— Sarang Bhalerao (@bhaleraosarang) May 13, 2019
This tweet got attention online and was retweeted multiple times reflecting the craze for the game. It is not clear where the video was shared but with the celebration it is seems it was shot in Mumbai. This video even got a thumps from Mumbai Indians’ official handle.
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) May 13, 2019
This is the value of cricket in India… More than anything and less than nothing ???? https://t.co/JQusLsMMwj
— RAJ KAMAL SINGH (@rksg007) May 15, 2019
— Yuvraj (@Just_YouWe) May 15, 2019
This is India ?? where Cricket is above all. ???? https://t.co/LvAsrCIhuB
— Sanjeev Kushwah (@sanjeev_kushwah) May 15, 2019
Band walo ka josh….this time bajane ke no charges….
Haa shadi chennai me to pakka nhi ho ri hai
— Ganesh (@Ganesh75920502) May 15, 2019
— Darshit Trivedi (@DarshitTrivedi1) May 15, 2019
The final of the IPL 2019 between the Mumbai Indians (MI) and the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) took place at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
Mumbai Indians (MI) beat the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) for the fourth time to claim the title. MI won their first IPL title in 2013, defeating CSK, their second in May 2015 by beating CSK again and made a hat-trick in 2019.