Champions Trophy: 'Cheer Louder, Stand Prouder' for India against Pakistan

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Mumbai, June 1: Jio mobile network is inviting 1.2 billion Indians to create the loudest cheer, digitally, for the "Men in Blue" ahead of their high-voltage ICC Champions Trophy 2017 encounter against arch rivals Pakistan at Edgbaston, Birmingham, on June 4 (Sunday).

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"Cheer Louder, Stand Prouder" is at the core of Jio's cricket-themed digital campaign as it brings together fans for a thunderous cheer for India.

A file picture of Indian fans cheering "Men in Blue" at a cricket match

As this cricket crazy country gears up to watch the marquee India-Pakistan clash at the 50-over global tournament, passions are soaring high. (India at CT 17)

Indian cricket lovers are already demonstrating peak support for their country. Within 24 hours of going live on, the "Cheer for India, Jio for India" initiative has already garnered an aggregate social media reach of over 9 million fans and cricket lovers.

The "Cheer for India" campaign operates through a microsite and leverages popular social media platforms to turn the passion of fans into online cheers that resonate the passion of Indian cricket fans during India-Pakistan clashes.

So this season don't just be a spectator but engage with the game by being a part of the "Cheer for India" brigade.

Fans around the world can show their support for the Virat Kohli-led side and pledge a cheer on

Fans can also help Jio mobilise more cheers by sharing the message with their friends and associates by posting it on their Facebook page, or Twitter handle or on Tumblr. Just as the spectators gather at Edgbaston on Sunday for the match, the cheer pledged will appear on the individual's social handle creating a "crescendo" of cheers across the digital world.

"The initiative puts fans at the centre of the experience and aims to unite millions of cricket lovers in the loudest digital cheer movement. The initiative helps Jio to reach out to the enormous fan-following which cricket enjoys in India and across the world.

"Simultaneously, it will enable cricket lovers to engage with their favourite cricket match in a new and unique digital mode. Jio users can also enjoy the broadcast of the match on Doordarshan, even when "on-the-go", through the JioTV app," Jio said in a media release.

India are the defending champions and are grouped with Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka. The Champions Trophy ends on June 18 (Sunday).

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