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Imran Khan and Shah Rukh Khan tweet out about India v Pakistan cricket match

As the two countries renew one of the biggest rivalries in sport, fans from both sides have taken to social media to show support for their team

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and Pakisan Prime Minister Imran Khan have taken to social media to root for their teams in the Cricket World Cup.
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan and Pakisan Prime Minister Imran Khan have taken to social media to root for their teams in the Cricket World Cup.

One of the biggest matches of the Cricket World Cup is taking place today. India will take on Pakistan in group play at Old Trafford in a renewal of one of the sport's biggest rivalries. Ahead of the match, some famous faces have taken to social media to cheer for their side.

Pakistan’s Prime Minister (and former cricket star) Imran Khan shared his five tips for success for the national team on Twitter:

On the side, Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan posted not only about the match but Father’s Day as well, showing that he and his son Aryan were ready to root for India:

The Mumbai police even got it on it:

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik shared his best wishes for Team India by displaying his impressive work:

While Pakistani singer-songwriter Ali Zafar shared a photo wishing for good weather for the game:

The match is scheduled for a 1.30pm (UAE time) start. Those interested in watching can tune into OSN Sports Cricket HD or create an online account with Wavo for US$54 (Dh198). For more on the match, head to our live updates blog.

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Updated: June 16, 2019 04:28 PM

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