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9 people that became internet sensations by turning up to watch cricket matches!

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Mansi Mirani
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The World Cup 2019 fever is raging on, and now more so than ever since India has made its place in the semi-finals! While we are bleeding blue (or saffron?) and hoping that we bring it home, there’s a lot of entertainment that we’re getting from off-field too! Yes, we're talking about some of the 'unique' fans that caught the internet's eye and became sensations overnight!

Cricket is followed religiously not just in India but also in our neighboring countries, be it Pakistan, Bangladesh, or Sri Lanka. Fans turn up in huge numbers to watch the teams play and cheer them on. And if there’s India and Pakistan, a bit of ‘extra’ is surely to be expected! We can’t do without the ‘aashirwad’ or the ‘painted bodies’, can we?

Here are some people that shot to fame overnight because of their mere presence at cricket matches:

1. Sudhir Kumar Gautam: He got famous since 2003 as he attended every home match that the Indian team played.

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2. Arjan Singh: This cute, crying sardar kid got famous when he attended the 2018 Asia Cup.

3. Deepika Ghose: The cute red dressed girl was present at every RCB match in IPL 2019.

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4. Purnima Dalal: Popularly known as ‘Prayer Aunty’, Neeta Ambani’s mother got famous after she was spotted at the MI vs Rising Pune Supergiants match at IPL’s 10th edition.

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5. Rizla Rehan: She got popular after being spotted at the India vs Pakistan match during Asia Cup 2018.

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6. Momin Saqib: After the India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019 match, this Pakistani influencer shot to fame.

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7. The Mysterious Pakistani Fan: Though his name is not out yet, he got viral after the memes came in of his distaste during Pakistan vs Australia World Cup match.

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8. Charulata Patel: This endearing old lady got famous after she came to watch the India vs Bangladesh World Cup match.

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9. Angus Denoon: This British man got popular after he was seen selling ‘bhel puri’ outside the stadium during India vs Australia World Cup match.

These personalities surely gave us a reason to watch the matches even more closely! Have we missed out on someone? Let us know!

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