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 Emirates provides tickets for 40 CHILDLINE Cricket Fans at the IPL match in Vizag

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Emirates provides tickets for 40 CHILDLINE Cricket Fans at the IPL match in Vizag Emirates provides tickets for 40 CHILDLINE Cricket Fans at the IPL match in Vizag
Emirates provides tickets for 40 CHILDLINE Cricket Fans at the IPL match in Vizag

Emirates, the international airline which serves India with 185 weekly flights, provided an unforgettable experience for 40 cricket fans organized by CHILDLINE Vizag on April 10th, by inviting them to watch the IPL match between Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians.

It was particularly memorable for one lucky youngster who joined team captains Kumar Sangakkara and Harbhajan Singh on the pitch for the coin toss before the action got underway at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium.

"It was a very special day," said the excited Ramudu, 12 year-old from CHILDLINE Vizag. "I never thought I would be standing beside stars like Kumar Sangakkara and Harbhajan Singh at an IPL match pitch in front of millions of people. It was a dream come true for me. I even got to shake hands with them. It was a great feeling and will be etched in my memory for life", he added.

Emirates provides tickets for 40 CHILDLINE Cricket Fans at the IPL match in Vizag

Emirates, the Team Sponsor of Deccan Chargers, also provided T-shirts and caps for the children who cheered on their heroes with Emirates scorecards.

"Getting to see cricket stars in action can be incredibly uplifting for children who perhaps have not had the opportunity to attend an event like this before," said Mr Orhan Abbas, Emirates' Vice President India & Nepal. "Their passion for cricket was great to see and we are pleased to have been able to connect India's next generation of cricket fans directly to the sport.

Emirates provides tickets for 40 CHILDLINE Cricket Fans at the IPL match in Vizag

"Emirates is committed to the growth of the cricket - at both a global and grassroots level - so it is with immense pride that we were able extend our invitation to these young fans to watch the match live," added Mr Abbas.

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