If there’s anything that was more heartwarming than India’s win over Bangladesh.. It was Charulata Patel, An 87-year-old fan cheering and whistling for our team.
Thanks to the cameramen who kept panning over her through out the game, as she was seen enthusiastically cheering with pure joy.
So the netizens were pleasantly surprised by her enthusiasm and started showring
Cricket really is for all ages!
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) July 2, 2019
Also would like to thank all our fans for all the love & support & especially Charulata Patel ji. She's 87 and probably one of the most passionate & dedicated fans I've ever seen. Age is just a number, passion takes you leaps & bounds. With her blessings, on to the next one. 🙏🏼😇 pic.twitter.com/XHII8zw1F2
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 2, 2019
Charulata says, “After retiring, I started watching cricket. I feel they’re my kids.. That’s why I feel happy watching them.”
Later in an interview with ANI, She also said that, “India will win the world cup I am sure. I pray to Lord Ganesha that India wins. I bless the team always. When Kapil paaji won the World Cup in 1983, I was there as well.”
Looks like she is the lucky charm of our team.
And this heartwarming gesture also took place, Thanks to Anand Mahindra.
Look at the joy and pure enthusiasm on her face, It sure says how much cricket is loved in our country.
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