As the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) draws to a close, the countdown has begun for the highly anticipated clash between rivals India and Pakistan, who will see each other’s horns after a two-year gap. , since the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
The two teams will start their respective campaigns in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup against each other on Sunday, October 24 and before the clash, official broadcaster Star Sports brought back the iconic “Mauka Mauka” ad campaign, which was all the rage during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.
The campaign’s first promo features the same actor Vishal Malhotra, who became an overnight sensation because of the campaign six years ago. He introduces him as a Pakistan Cricket fan, who walks into an electronics store to buy a TV for the upcoming T20 World Cup.
The manager of the electronics store, who is Indian, reminds him of the two teams’ head-to-head record at the T20 World Cup where India beat them five times – twice in the first T20 World in 2007 and one times each in 2012, Tournaments 2014 and 2016.
– Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) October 13, 2021
Virat Kohli and co, who are starting out as one of the pre-tournament favorites for the T20 World Cup, are said to be looking to assert and continue their dominance over their neighbors and start their campaign in the flagship event on a winning note. .