Cricket has always been a sport recognized by its passionate fans who go to extreme lengths to show their support for their favorite teams. These lively characters keep the game of cricket interesting and make the viewing experience all the more dramatic. Some of cricket’s iconic ‘superfans’ are always adored for the antics they display during matches and capture the audience with their aura.
The Chacha Cricket of Pakistan, whose real name is Abdul Jalil Chaudhry, is immensely popular for donning the green and white shalwar-kurta decorated with the crescent on Pakistan’s flag. He has long been accompanying his team’s matches and never misses a chance to back the Men in Green.
Sudhir Kumar Chaudhary from India is one such person who is unique for his full-body paint in the nation’s tri-colour flag. He hails from Bihar and is known for waving the Indian flag high whenever his team plays.
Percy Abeysekera of Sri Lanka has been a constant source of support his country’s cricket long before they became a prominent force on the international arena. He shares a special bond with several international stars and is always seen wearing a smile on his face.
Bangladesh’s Tiger Milon is distinct presence during his side’s matches as he wears full-body paint in the print of tiger’s skin and roars his support for the nation’s players.
The Barmy Army of England are an exuberant contingent of fans, who are known for their unique anthems for each English player. Their banter is top-notch against opposing teams is at another level and generates a lot of laughter.