Melbourne, March 19: As many as 51,552 people thronged the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) here to watch India beat Bangladesh in the cricket World Cup quarter-fil on Thursday.
“Official crowd is 51,552 for #INDvBAN at the @MCG,” tweeted the Cricket Australia (CA) website. Thousands of Indians and Bangladesh fans turned up with faces painted in tiol colours cheering and chanting for their respective sides at the MCG. Among the most passiote of India’s dedicated supporters was Sudhir Kumar Chaudhary who fervently waved the flag for his team at every opportunity, making a strong case to be dubbed cricket’s biggest fan. IANS