87 Year Old, Indian Cricket Superfan Charulata Patel Passes Away

One of the most iconic imagery to come out of the ICC World Cup 2019 wasn’t of the players on the field, it was of a lady – jubilant and exuberant; Charulata Patel, the super fan of the Men in Blue, supported Team India with the enthusiasm only an ardent cricket fan sports! The 87 year old soon became the embodiment of a true fan!

Soon after being noticed and trending on Twitter, Virat Kohli even asked her to attend all of India’s matches in the world cup – calling her “one of the most passionate and dedicated fans” he has ever seen.

But now, the stands will be bereft of this passionate fan, as Charulata Patel has passed away. BCCI took to twitter to give their condolences, announcing this heartbreaking news to every cricket-lover.

Echoing the sentiments in tweet, we truly believe that every fan of Team India will remember Charulata Patel with only warm memories. May her soul rest in peace.

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