New Delhi: Cricket fans have been waiting for the Indo-Pak ICC World Twenty20 match since months. Despite the venue being shifted from Dharamsala to Kolkata, the excitement refuses to fade away. But there is some bad news.
Earth Hour, which is observed by switching off lights for an hour between 8.30 pm-9.30 pm, is falling on Saturday, a day when lakhs of spectators will be glued to their television sets while thousands others, will flood to the stadium in Kolkata.
The eagerly awaited match will start at 7.30 pm and fans may miss out on some mind-boggling action.
Bollywood celebrities too are urging people to observe Earth Hour by watching the match together on a single screen with friends, families and the neighbourhood.
India have never lost against Pakistan in a World Cup tie and it remains to be seen whether they can keep the record intact with Shahid Afridi and his boys getting off to a good start in the tournament.
India suffered a shocking defeat in the opening match against New Zealand.