Many Bollywood stars, including Akshay Kumar and Bipasha Basu, cheered for the Indian cricket team in the first match of the World Cup Saturday.
India are playing Bangladesh in Dhaka in the Cup opener.
“Big day today! India will win for sure! Wishing Mahi n his team to do the magic:) We want the Cup!!! Let’s cheer for them (sic),” Bipasha posted on her Twitter page.
An excited Akshay Kumar posted: “Da Greatest Festival of evry Indian has finaly arrived” da Cricket World Cup” All da Best 2all da teams, especialy INDIA. Ps: Husbands do not neglect ur wives”.
Legendary singer Asha Bhosle was quite upbeat about catching the match on TV.
“I don’t know about you but I’ll be glued to the idiot box this afternoon for 1st match of The World Cup. JAI HIND!” she posted.
Some actors like Diya Mirza and Jackky Bhagnani, who are busy with work, have asked their fans to keep them in the loop for the updates on the match.
“Too much happening with our shoot on right now. Going to miss watching all the world cup action! Keep me posted! INDIA! let’s go for GLORY,” said Diya.
Jackky, who will be seen in “F.A.L.T.U.” soon, wrote: “Jeetege bhai jeetege india jeetega! What’s d score guys, I am dubbing!”
Even former beauty queen-turned-actress Neha Dhupia missed out on the match, and remarked: “Long day at work and i’m only half way through… envy those who are home, watching the match!”