first_imgIndia continued their winning streak against Pakistan in World Cup matches – the Men in Blue have now won all seven of their matches against the neighbouring country. Tickets of the highly anticipated match were sold out within minutes, and it reportedly attracted a television audience of one billion globally.Like millions of Indians, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s little munchkin Taimur Ali Khan was also all excited for the match and showed his support for Team India by donning the blue jersey. A picture of the two-and-a-half-year-old cheering for the Indian cricket team has surfaced on the internet and is going viral on social media.India registered a comfortable 89-run win over Pakistan via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern or DLS method. The Indian cricket team set a daunting target of 337 for their rivals, with Rohit Sharma knocking 140 off 113 balls. The strong bowling attack restricted Pakistan to 212-6 in the rain-affected game.Meanwhile, Bollywood star Ranveer Singh made his commentary debut in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, alongside cricketing legends Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag. “It’s raining legends, and for me, it’s like dream come true; sitting next to Virender Sehwag – we are chatting and commentating. The India-Pakistan match is happening; one side I see Sachin Tendulkar and the other side I see Brian Lara, Waqar Younis, Wasim Akram – it’s a great feeling,” he was quoted by IANS as saying.advertisementInterestingly, Ranveer will play former captain Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s 83, which tells the story of the Indian cricket team’s victory against all odds in the World Cup in 1983.On the sidelines of India Today’s Salaam Cricket 2019 in London, Ranveer revealed that he was blown over by the “incredible” story of 83. “The kind of underdogs that these guys were, koi believe nahi karta tha ki yeh ladke kuch karenge. And they went and achieved the ultimate glory, beating back-to-back World Cup champions! West Indies was almost invincible then,” he said, adding that the event “changed sports in India forever”.ALSO READ | India vs Pakistan: Salman Khan to Anil Kapoor, B-Town congratulates Men in Blue for thumping winALSO READ | India vs Pakistan: Rohit Sharma batting at a different level, says Sachin TendulkarALSO WATCH | India vs Pakistan: Losing toss was blessing in disguise for India, says Sachin Tendulkarlast_img

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