Tribune News Service
Amritsar, June 4
A cricket match between India and Pakistan always makes for an explosive sporting event. And the ICC Champions Trophy clash between the two traditional rivals made for a celebration with city cricket lovers making the most of the day. Despite the rain scare, fans lapped up every moment of the match as they enjoyed exciting offers on platter by city hotels and restaurants.
“We had installed live screens and unlimited food and beverages especially for the match. Since India-Pakistan cricket match is considered a big sporting event, we wanted to give our sport loving customers the best viewing experience,” said Vandana, general manager, of a restaurant.
Most of the city hotels too have installed a live screen, pool side view and offers on food for the day.
Meanwhile, the mood was upbeat at the Wagah Border checkpost as well. Watching the match on big live screens, BSF jawans sent out their best wishes to the players.
With ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ and ‘Vande Mataram’ chants and cheering loudly on every boundary scored, they set the mood of the match while guarding their post.