Fans Seek Divine Intervention for India’s Victory Against Pakistan

The Lucknow Cricket Academy lit a 6-foot-tall incense stick as a mark of their support for Team India.

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As India and Pakistan cricket teams clash in their Champions Trophy opener in Edgbaston, fans across India are doing everything possible to ensure that the ‘men in blue’ have a successful start to their title defence.

The country’s pride is at stake. A win against Pakistan is equivalent to a dip in the Ganga.
Navjot Singh Sidhu, Former Indian Cricketer

While fans performed special ‘pujas’ and ‘abhishekams’ in Gulbarga’s Koranti Hanuman Temple, the Lucknow Cricket Academy decided to light a 6-foot-tall incense stick.

Whenever there is a big match, the Lucknow Cricket Academy does something unique for team India. This agarbatti will remain lit for 24 hours. History will repeat itself. India will win again, as it has a balanced squad.
Cricket Fan

Cricket lovers in Varanasi decided to perform a ‘havan’ to appease the Gods on Ganga Dussehra, and hope blessings from heaven will help India beat their arch-rivals.

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