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ICC Champions Trophy: Sachin Tendulkar in Edgbaston to cheer India vs Pakistan

Sachin Tendulkar is in Edgbaston to cheer the Indian cricket team in their ICC Champions Trophy 2017 clash against Pakistan in Edgbaston

icc champions trophy 2017 Updated: Jun 04, 2017 19:29 IST
Sachin Tendulkar is pictured in Edgbaston during the India vs Pakistan match in the ICC Champions Trophy.
Sachin Tendulkar is pictured in Edgbaston during the India vs Pakistan match in the ICC Champions Trophy.(BCCI/Twitter)

If there is ever a titanic battle in cricket, then it is India vs Pakistan. Millions of fans from both countries follow the game with intent. Celebrities are active on social media while the entertainment and hype factors increase exponentially. (India vs Pakistan LIVE | Scorecard)

The India vs Pakistan clash in ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in Edgbaston has been no different with a packed house greeting both sides at the stadium. However, the fans were in for a treat when they spotted Sachin Tendulkar cheering for the Indian cricket team.

Tendulkar was spotted standing in the corporate balcony and he was seen talking to ex-BCCI secretary Niranjan Shah. This gave several prominent personalities to have their moment with the legendary Indian batsman. South superstar Dhanush tweeted a photo from his meeting with Sachin.

India got off to a great start after being put into bat with both Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma slamming fifties. However, the match was interrupted twice by rain and the contest was reduced to a 48-overs per side game.

Pakistan hold a 2-1 advantage over India in ICC Champions Trophy encounters and they will be determined to achieve victory for the third time.