With women across the world participating in the #SareeTwitter challenge on Twitter, someone recently shared the video of a saree-clad woman running inside a cricket field with the match still underway.
A comment on the video tells us that it was an India vs West Indies match from 1975 and the venue was Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Ok that match was India vs West Indies 1975 at Wankhede Stadium https://t.co/tlc7iiHkvt— Riaz Ahmed (@karmariaz) July 18, 2019
5th Test vs West Indies 1974. Mumbai. Brijesh Patel!— Hari (@sabharim) July 18, 2019
1975— Gulu Ezekiel (@gulu1959) July 18, 2019
While there was one person who claims to know this woman from school.
No; this was my senior from school - Our Lady Of Good Counsel High School, Sion & I remember her very well as she was my class mate’s sister. Would not like to disclose her name here— Narayan Ramachandran 🇴🇲🇮🇳 (@mendbones) July 18, 2019
There were also some comments noting how this incident reminding them of the famous Cadbury ad from the past.
The original cadbury gal?— AM (@iamamenon) July 18, 2019
Most people, however, were impressed by her attitude and running-in-a-saree skills.
@itpoojaverma have we gone back to the dark ages in modern times. Look at the bravado of women here in this clip.— Azaad_Tom (@TomVarghese87) July 18, 2019
Amazing! I can never imagaine running in saree so fast!— RupalTierra (@RupalTierra) July 18, 2019
😂😂😂 wow..this is something incredible— Jyotsna (@Jyotsna16968034) July 18, 2019
Yes back in time when I could run in saree. In this life if I run it would open 5 times— Confusedicius (@MauveMemory) July 18, 2019
I wanna be able to run like this woman in my sari! Well impressed 👌🏾— Fatima Rajina (@DrFatimaRajina) July 18, 2019