Sports in India is synonymous to cricket for a pretty long time now. And thanks to the huge following of the in the country, Indian Cricket team always feels at home, even if they are playing in any part of the World. Cricket fans in India are one of the most passionate lots in the world and their huge attendance in stadium is a proof of that. Don’t agree? Here are 30 brilliant images of cricket fans in India to prove that the team always has a strong ’12th Man’ at their back…
This picture of a fangirl from the yellow army, CSK supporters, is the perfect proof that former Indian Captain has not lost a bit of his charm.
2“Oh God, please….”
I knew that cricket is a religion in India, but didn’t know it had a special prayer of its own! On a serious note, it does prove how important cricket is to Indian fans.
3God of Cricket Indeed
This Go(o)d pun is probably the most relatable thing to the early 90s kids. These CSK fans are surely helping people with nostalgic memories.
The most consistent and widely recognised Indian Superfan, Sudhir Gautam lives in Muzaffarpur and has barely missed a home game since 2003. A die-hard fan of Sachin Tendulkar and Indian Cricket, Sudhir is sponsored by BCCI for every Indian match since 2010.
5Home Away from Home
This looks like a sea of Indian fans supporting the Men in Blue in India isn’t it? Not exactly. This is an iconic picture where a blue sea of Indian fans was clicked during the India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019 match that happened in England recently. While such passionate supporters can make you nervous, it also means that you never feel homesick!
6Seriously? he is married now
King Kohli lives in the hearts of millions of Indians, especially young ladies who defy to even consider the fact the Indian Captain is happily married now.
Indian fans showing the support to the legendary batsman Rahul Dravid (aka the wall) after his amazing performance in spite of Indian team losing 4-0 on the England tour in 2011.
8Just supporting our team (Pun intended)
This undeniably punny dig at West Indies and Australian team by an Indian fan at an Ind VS Aus match is all that is needed to get it going between the fans.
This placard from India vs Australia Quarter Finals clash between India and Australia shows true generosity of cricket fans in India, helping the defending champs get back home safe!
10Fandom of the Nawab of Najafgarh
Well, the placard speaks it all, Sehwag is the definition of fearlessness in Indian Cricket.
11Very very Special Laxman and the Wall
Aussies had the most dominating team in the, but it didn’t really matter to these 2 guys. Here are some Indian fans warning the kangaroos about India’s in-form destructive weapons in VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid.
12God of Cricket
This picture of Indian Cricket fans in the USA during the All-star games in 2013 is the perfect proof that Indians are everywhere and so is Sachin’s fandom.
13Cricket above anything
This young Indian cricket fan knows just how to grab the cameraman’s attention ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston in 2017.
14Classic Indo Pak rivalry
This Indian Fan let the Pakistani fans know about their team’s intentions ahead of the India VS Pakistan match in ICC World Cup 2015.
15Bangalore Engineers and Cricket
Banglore crowd showing their support to their IPL Team RCB and its star AB de Villiers with the scientific flavour.
16Dada is back
Pune Warriors fans cheering their new captain Sourav Ganguly (aka Dada) for his comeback in the same season after ending up unsold in the IPL Auction.
MS Dhoni was once in news for the rumour of drinking more than 4 L of milk daily. They knew just how to pull his leg on that one.
Although the political scenario between India and Pakistan has never been anything close to peaceful since 1947, Cricket has always brought people closer. This picture of cricket fans from India and Pakistan holding the 2 flags stitched together calls for peace in itself.
19True to the sport
Although this picture does not comprise Indian fans, it speaks tons for the quality of Indian Cricket for sure. These Pakistani fans calling for the Indian Cricket team to come to Pakistan for the evergreen Indo Pak clash in the first match in Pakistan after 6 years is what the gentlemen’s game is all about.
Bharat Army is Indian cricket’s biggest supporters group. Since the last 20 years, the Bharat Army has become famous in its association with Team India for its passionate and committed support travelling around the world supporting Team India.
A young CSK fan cheering for its side with a placard of team’s tagline- Whistle Podu!
22Tricolour in the eyes
This Bharat Army member wears tri-coloured lens in his eyes to show his support for the Indian Cricket team.
23Thank you Mahi Bhai
Indian Cricket fan scales the fence in the last ODI of MS Dhoni as captain to touch his feet.
24Love for the team
This young Indian fan broke down into tears after a close tie against Afghanistan in the Asia Cup.
An RCB fan breached the security in an IPL match to hug captain Kohli in the field.
A Csk fan ran into the ground to touch MS Dhoni’s feet in an ongoing game.
This Indian fan is rocking the tricolour t-shirt, supporting the Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan.
This RCB fangirl, Deepika Ghose became an overnight sensation on social media with fans asking her about her connections in Bollywood because of her dead gorgeous looks and killer style.
This young Indian fan is MS Dhoni’s daughter Ziva Dhoni, cheering for her papa recently in an IPL match.
30Come on Rahul
Indian Cricket Fans cheering for KL Rahul ahead of his first opening opportunity against Pakistan in ICC World Cup 2019 on 16 June.