New Delhi: India is a country that religiously follows cricket and it is quiet evident among country's overzelaous audience. Hence, there is no surprise that people are taking the internet by storm as they count hours before the first match of the 13th edition of the prestigious league, IPL, kick starts.
Be it lending support to their favourite team or expressing excitement, cricket lovers are having the time of their lives as the tournament finally commences after several months delay in the backdrop of coronavirus pandemic.
The above mentioned statement can be supported by the fact that the hashtag, #IPL2020, is trending at top since morning on micro-blogging site Twitter.
Here are some of the posts which beautifully capture people’s love for the game, with a possibility that you may relate to some or all of these tweets/memes.
There were also a few users who lended support to CSK as today's match marks MS Dhoni's comeback on field after the cricketer took a break post 2019 world cup loss and eventually announced his retirement later.
The first match of the IPL 2020 will start in a few hours with Mumbai Indians taking on Chennai Super Kings in Abu Dhabi. MI and CSK are two of the most successful teams in the history of IPL and enjoy huge fan followings, therefore, the clash definitely adds to the interest of hundreds of thousand cricket lovers.