Virender Sehwag and other Delhi daredevils Cricketers visits Delhi Metro today
Delhi Daredevils Captain Virender Sehwag, made a visit to Delhi Metro today and travelled from INA Metro station to Udyog Bhawan Metro station. He was accompanied by Irfan Pathan, Umesh Yadav, Naman Ojha and Yogesh Nagar, who are also part of Delhi Daredevils IPL team.
The visit was part of DMRC tie up with GMR owned Delhi Daredevils IPL team to start a campaign on awareness among the Metro commuters about basic Metro etiquettes such as keeping the system clean, not obstructing the closing of Metro train doors, not crossing the yellow line at platforms etc.
As part of this association, the star cricketers of the franchise like Virender Sehwag, Umesh Yadav have already featured in a number of audio/video awareness messages pertaining to issues like passenger safety; ladies coach etc. which will be run on LCD TVs installed at Metro stations very soon.
Virender Sehwag described his travel in the Delhi Metro as “Delhi Metro is the best Metro I have seen in the world. I had great experience to travel in Delhi Metro”.
The Delhi Metro in association with Delhi Daredevils will also attempt to display social messages related to passenger behavior at different locations inside Metro stations and trains during the IPL-2012 period i.e, upto 27th May 2012.
Tickets for all the IPL matches featuring Delhi Daredevils and scheduled for Ferozshah Kotla stadium in Delhi are also available for sale at five prominent Metro stations from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM on all days. The stations are:
1. Rajiv Chowk,
2. Kashmere Gate,
3. Pragati Maidan,
4. Janakpuri West and
5. Netaji Subhash Place