Video: Amitabh Bachchan singing National Anthem ahead of India-Pakistan World T20 encounter

The 19th game of the ICC World T20 was played between arch-rivals India and Pakistan at Eden Gardens on Saturday. India kept on their winning spree against Pakistan in ICC tournaments by once again defeating them by six wickets. But what attracted massive attention was the start of the play which was followed by both the teams’ national anthem.

Indian icon Amitabh Bachchan  sang the Indian National Anthem before the start of play. The crowd cheered massively to this and the moment was heart-wrenching for every Indian fan. This was probably the most memorable moment of the game as the crowd erupted in joy as soon as Amitabh was about to sing the National Anthem. He is a star in India and enjoys massive fan following. ICC tweeted a small video of Amitabh reciting the National Anthem and posted it on their official Twitter handle, they wrote, “The National Anthem sung by ahead of

India were in a delicate situation and needed to win this game in order to give themselves a hope of staying alive in the tournament. Virat Kohli once again masterminded the run chase and long with Yuvraj Singh, he carried the team over the line in a nail-biting encounter. India have now locked horns with Pakistan on five occasions in a ICC World T20 and never lost a single game.