Excitement high among fans and alike ahead of Champions Trophy opener
Excitement soared high ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy opener between India and South Africa in Cardiff as fans of all ages thronged the Swalec Stadium on Thursday.
Fans of all ages were upbeat before the start of the ICC Champions Trophy opener between India vs South Africa at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
An Indian family posing with the tricolour as they look eager for the start of India vs South Africa Champions Trophy opening tie in Cardiff.
Cardiff witnessed a traffic jam on one of the roads leading up to the Swalec Stadium, host to the India vs South Africa ICC Champions Trophy opener.
A souvenir seller showcasing the supporter hats for Indian fans outside the Swalec Stadium.
The Indian tricolour atop the Cardiff Castle. Cardiff is one of the three host venues for the last edition of the ICC Champions Trophy.
A bird's-eye view of the Swalec Stadium ahead of the India vs South Africa Champions Trophy opening tie in Cardiff.
A Sehwag lookalike enjoying the sights and moods of cricket in Wales, outside the Swalec Stadium.
The TV broadcasting team gets ready for the tournament opener. Commentator Sanjay Manjrekar can be seen with Pommie Mbangwa as they look ahead to the clash.
Michael Atherton and Nasser Hussain in their candid moods inside the commentary box ahead of the ICC Champions Trophy opener between India and South Africa.
Eager fans in Cardiff pose with the tricolour, showcasing their love for Team India.
One of the youngest supporters of the Indian team, nicely tucked in a pram at the Swalec Stadium, Cardiff.
But who is the youngest supporter of them all? Perhaps it is this toddler.
Jackets of all shapes and sizes can be seen worn by the Indian fans in Cardiff. Many of them will be queuing up for the India vs Pakistan marquee clash on June 15 in Birmingham.
A fan shows his support with the customary painted tricolour on the cheek.