HindustanTimes Wed,05 Aug 2015

Contest Details

You cheer for India. We cheer for you! VIT UNIVERSITY presents HINDUSTAN TIMES A BILLION DREAMS contest is an initiative by Hindustan Times for you to show Team India your creative side. SMS a wish or a slogan to cheer them on, as they battle it out at the biggest sporting spectacle this summer. Your wish could get featured in Hindustan Times and win you lots of cool prizes on every India match day. Come, let's all win!

To participate, SMS IND ‹your wish› to 54242 or log onto

How to Play:
It's simple. Just pick up your phone, SMS IND ‹your wish› to 54242 or log onto, and write the most creative slogan / wish / message wishing Team India for the World Cup.

Each message received will go through our panel of experts, and the best ones will be picked up to win on each day of an India match, i.e., the first round of the match will be valid up to 1200 hrs on 18th Feb, 2011. Messages sent between 16th Feb, 2011 and 18th Feb, 2011 at 1200 hrs will be considered for the first match of India on 19th Feb, 2011.

Messages sent after 1200 hrs on 18th Feb, 2011 will be considered for the 2nd India match on 27th Feb, the cut-off time for which will be 26th Feb, 2011 at 1200 hrs, and so on for each India match. See the complete list of messaging window timeline below. This contest is exclusively for HT readers in Delhi + NCR, Mumbai and Chandigarh.

All winning entries will go simultaneously on the Website (World Cup special page on -, HT Facebook and Twitter Pages for all readers to see. Our expert panel shall then select the best message from the database received as to who all shall be eligible for the following gratification. The selection of the best messages would be on sole discretion of the expert panel appointed internally by Hindustan Times.


Bumper Prizes: 2 best messages sent across all India matches at the World Cup 2011 to support / cheer for Team India will qualify for the Overall Grand Prize – One Maruti A-Star LXI each!

Plus, lots of Prizes every India match day, including:
  1. 1 Best message sent across the messaging window for each match to qualify for the Grand Prize for each match, which is an Apple iPad.
  2. 10 Best messages sent across the messaging window for each match to receive attractive prizes like Mobile Phones (To be quoted in HT’s World Cup overage section – across the full HT Delhi print run covering Delhi + NCR, plus Mumbai and Chandigarh)
  3. 100 lucky winners in each match qualify for the ICC World Cup Head-Wraps - original merchandise


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