Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik’s creation, world’s longest sand cricket bat now in Limca Book of World Records, which is to be published in 2012 edition.
February 20th 2011 beckons the largest cricketing event to be started. The fever of World Cup cricket has seen every where around the World. This time the cricket mania is more in India than other country because this year India also organized some matches.
International sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a 125ft long cricket bat, a ball and stadium on sand by using 50 tones of sand at
golden beach of Puri. Pattnaik wish team India through this unique art and also some cricket fans wish team India through sandy signature
This will also placed in Limca book of Records. I got permission from editor of Limca Book of record to create this sand sculpture of World’s longest cricket bat on sand. I like sports, so I always try to wish player through my art form, said pattnaik.
15 students of his institute also join hand with him. Before sudarsan also created many sand sculptures on cricket. In 1999 cricket world cup he demonstrated sand sculpture at London. Recently he show cased a sand animation show to wish Team India in CEAT cricket award at Mumbai. Sudarsan was got the World championship title in 2008 for sand sculpting.
Photo: Sarat Mama, Puriphotonews beach-at-puri Sudarsan Pattnaik