Lucknow: An 8-feet-tall Afghani man flew down from Kabul to India to watch the one-day international cricket series between Afghanistan and West Indies here. But his height has now became a problem to find himself accommodation.

According to reports, the man was identified as Sher Khan who is 8 feet and two-inch tall. He visited many hotels in search of a place to stay but no hotel could provide him a room because of his height.

Being alone and disappointed in the new city, Sher Khan approched Lucknow police for help. They took him to a Hotel Rajdhani here in Naka area where he spent the night of Tuesday.

According to the reports, hundreds of the people were gathering outside the hotel to see the giant man from Kabul.

"As many as 200 people have come to see him. He is very disturbed," hotel owner Ranu said to a daily on Wednesday.

Due to this, the police had to escort Sher Khan to Ekana Stadium where the international match is being played.

According to Ranu, Sher Khan will be staying in Lucknow for four to five days.

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