Fandom reached at its peak during the clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan on 16 June, as fans tried to decorate themselves in all sorts of fashions to cheer for their teams and show their support. Pakistani supporters definitely grabbed the eyeballs of many, with their dressing and colours and of course, grand entrances.
Clad in a full white traditional Arabian dress, a Pakistani fan arrived at Old Trafford mounted on a white horse, holding the Pakistan flag high. Following him was a bus painted in Pakistan flag's colours filled with fans.
A user took to Twitter to post the grand entrance of the man. Here's the tweet:
Another user provided a more comprehensive view by posting a video grab of the entire process. First, the man clad in white and mounted on a white horse, holding the Pakistan flag high enters. Following him, a bus painted completely in Pakistan flag's colours, makes its way through with the LED board on the bus showing 'Dil Dil Pakistan' and 'Pakistan Zindabad'. Here's the video posted by a user on Twitter:
The dramatic entrance left netizens in splits of laughter. Here are some of the reactions of the Indian fans and the netizens:
Pakistan's 89-run loss to India left fans disheartened as many hurled waves of abuse to the players, questioning their fitness and of course, the mid-field yawn by skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed while he was keeping behind the wicket, which has made him a social media sensation subjected to mockery and memes.