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BSF personnel dance and enjoy during India vs Pakistan World Cup clash

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) during India vs Pakistan World Cup match. Photograph:( AFP )

WION Web Team New Delhi, UK Jun 16, 2019, 10.59 PM (IST)

Indian Border Security Force (BSF) personnel enjoyed India vs Pakistan World Cup match at the BSF headquarters in Khasa, which is on the outskirts of Amritsar. 

In the pictures, the soldiers can be seen dancing and playing musical instruments while watching the mega cricket clash. 

India defeated Pakistan by 89 runs at the World Cup at Old Trafford on Sunday, boosting their chances of a semi-final spot while pushing their Asian rivals closer to elimination. 

India made 336-5 with Rohit Sharma hitting 140 before Pakistan finished on 212-6 to be well short of a rain-adjusted total.

Pakistan have never beaten India in World Cup history. 

Ahead of the match, Indian fans were seen performing religious rituals at various places, including the River Ganges, praying for their team's continued dominance over their neighbours at the World Cup stage. 

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Watching live at the ground, fans enthusiasm undimmed by the threat of rain looming over this intriguing clash. 

India vs Pakistan draws a massive global audience as over one billion are expected to watch it on television.

Organisers received nearly 800,000 applications for tickets at the 23,000-capacity stadium in the northern English city to watch the former champions who play each other only in global tournaments because of their soured political relations.

(Updated with match result)