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UK: Fans ecstatic ahead of Indian vs South African Cricket World Cup match02:18

UK: Fans ecstatic ahead of Indian vs South African Cricket World Cup match

United Kingdom, Eastleigh
June 5, 2019 at 14:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

Supporters of India and South Africa enjoyed the pre-match atmosphere of the first Cricket World Cup 2019 match to be held at the Hampshire Bowl cricket stadium in Eastleigh on Wednesday.

Footage shows fans from both teams cheering, waving flags and screaming with excitement for the match, though some attendees seemed a bit worried about the possible outcome.

"I'm hoping, even with all of the injuries that have happened, something will happen today, something magical and we will silence this majority Indian crowd," said one of the South African fans.

The 12th edition the Cricket World Cup takes places from 30 May to 14 July 2019 and is being hosted jointly by England and Wales.

UK: Fans ecstatic ahead of Indian vs South African Cricket World Cup match02:18
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Supporters of India and South Africa enjoyed the pre-match atmosphere of the first Cricket World Cup 2019 match to be held at the Hampshire Bowl cricket stadium in Eastleigh on Wednesday.

Footage shows fans from both teams cheering, waving flags and screaming with excitement for the match, though some attendees seemed a bit worried about the possible outcome.

"I'm hoping, even with all of the injuries that have happened, something will happen today, something magical and we will silence this majority Indian crowd," said one of the South African fans.

The 12th edition the Cricket World Cup takes places from 30 May to 14 July 2019 and is being hosted jointly by England and Wales.

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