Cricket, one of the most followed sports, has inferred a vast fan following line-up in its developing years. Today, a billion of die hard fans enjoy watching their favorite stars, teams either from their homes or from stadiums.
Asian countries, undoubtedly, have got the craziest of the devotees. Especially, talking about India and Pakistan, a hundred of cheerful and hilarious fans have been spotted during distinct encounters from the two ends to support for their teams in different events.
Among those lookouts, there are few who got recognition due to peculiar acts, on-screen rare doing, signboard, that made them viral after watching cricket match from stadiums.
The cameraman usually highlights the people with rare and unique emotions. A few among them have been limelight getting people’s attention across the cricket fraternity.
Here are the top Fans who got viral after watching cricket matches at stadiums:
That Indian chap during Pak vs Ind Asia Cup 2014:
The Indian teenager (name: unknown), got viraled during the mega clash Pakistan vs India, Asia Cup 2014.
The photo, posted below, actually indicates after and before Shahid Afridi’s bombastic boundaries. The men in green were about to lose the game after back-to-back wickets’ collapse.
In the end, with one wicket in hand, Junaid Khan gave strike to Afridi who first blew up for a six and then winded up the game with another magnificent boundary giving a shut up call to the offensive fan.
Notably, the boy from the pavilion was spotted giving inaccurate signals to the Pakistani players and then got calmed after Pakistan won the match.
Here is the last over thrills from Pak vs Ind, Asia Cup 2014:
Rizla Rehan, the Pakistani fan girl, went viral after her notabe remark, ‘Mujhe Virat de do’. Kohli’s fan got attention during Asia Cup 2018.
Her bold remark was not the first occasion to get her on limelight. The lady attent almost all men in green’s matches in the UAE and got camra’s eye.
The cameraman, on purpose, focused her and she was all over the Dubai’s screen. Later, in an interview, she revealed her craze for Virat that went viral in no time.
Later on, the lady became a viral Pakistani cricket fan and gained thousands of followers overnight.
Popularly called Chacha Cricket, Chaudhry Abdul Jaleel, got spotlight during 1998 as the Pakistani cricket mascot was constantly attending men in green’s matches in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
He was easily recognizable due to his dressing sense wearing green kurta with a white cap placing crescent moon and star on it.
Chacha Cricket quit his job in UAE’s forestry depart and gave all of his attention to Pakistan Cricket. Being the super mascot, the PCB, seeing his hype, leased him to support green’s cricket.
Later on, he was spotted in every match with a stripend of 26,000 per month working as a sponsored travelling for Cricket Pakistan.
His chants among the outlooks for Pakistan Zindabad are crystal clear and is probably among the top fans who got viral after watching cricket matches at stadiums.
Here is his one of the videos:
Who can forget Momin Saqib who got attention after Pak vs Ind during the ICC ODI World Cup 2019.
The incident got viral as Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, alongside Sania Mirza, and other mates, were spotted smoking Sheesha at the bar in the UAE just a day before the big clash.
The mates were bashed for not preparing for the game but instead, enjoying at bar with Indian cricketers.
Momin, one of the fans, was disappointed after men in green lost the match to India badly. After the game, he said that the guys were eating Pizza and Burger a night before.
Mujhe pata chala hai kal raat ye log burger khate rahe hain, kal raat ye log pizze khaate rahe hain. Inhein cricket chhudwaao aur dangal ladwaao. Inse kaho dangal lade. Matlab koi fitness koi kuch nahin hai yahan pe. Matlab hum inse itni umeedein bana ke baithe hai aur inhein burger khaana hai.
Later, it turned out that guy is up to several things and his official accounts are verified too. It was nature’s play to use Ind vs Pak to haul him on the screens gaining millions of fans.
You can read: 5 cricket players who earn per Instagram post
Joy turned into despair in a second during Ind vs Nz, WTC Final:
India and New Zealand battled the final of the inaugural release of the World Test Championship (WTC) in the year 2021. The Ageas Bowl, Southampton facilitated the match with restricted fans.
Cameraman focused in on an Indian fan who seemed cheerful when the camera was on him. Later, when Ajinkya Rahane lost his wicket, guy’s emotion changed in a second.
Here is the viral photo:
The fans on social media were spotted comparing him to the guy during Asia Cup 2014, Ind vs Pak. They said, the child is grown up now.
Muhammad Sarim Akhtar, undoubtedly is the most viral cricket fan in years. The disappointed face after Asif Ali dropped David Warner’s catch during Aus vs Pak encounter of ICC ODI World Cup 2019 robin hood stage.
The meme guy went viral everywhere and even is now has been featured in Hong Kong’s meme museum.
Later, Sarim was spotted in multiple interviews. Upon being asked why he did not bash Asif Ali, he said just because he lost his daughter a few days back so he showed aggression ethically.
— Sarim Akhtar (@msarimakhtar) August 28, 2021
These have not been only the viral cricket fans but the fraternity has witnessed thousands of. A few among them became memes and social media material and are still alive thoroughly. Which cricket fan you think is most deserving to appear in the list? Tell us in the comments below.