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Charulata Patel the ‘Fan of the Match’

An 87 year old Charulata Patel is winning  the internet today. The elderly woman was spotted at the stands of the match between India and Bangladesh at Edgbaston in the ongoing Cricket World Cup 2019.

The camera men panned multiple times towards Charulata Patel who was seen  enthusiastically blowing a trumpet, and cheering for the men in blue.

Donning a tricolour painted on her face, a bright yellow vuvuzela and a flag in hand the elderly lady had come to cheer for India. Sports commentator Harsha Bhogle looking at the visuals said, “I hope I am as enthusiastic as her when I reach her age”.

Speaking with news agency ANI she said, “Whenever Indian cricketers come over (to England) to play, I pray for them. I am a big believe in Lord Ganesh and I have full faith that India will win. I bless the players, I hope they take care, do well and give us a chance to win.”

“India will win, definitely”

“When Kapil paaji won the World Cup in 1983, I was there as well”

Below are a few reactions from social media :-

After the game Captain Virat Kohli and Vice Captain Rohit Sharma got meet  this wonderful fan!!!

Source : Various

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