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PHOTOS: The colours, sights and sounds from Edgbaston cricket ground

June 15, 2017 22:17 IST

The atmosphere was electric and it was all happening at Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham on Thursday when India and Bangladesh faced-off in the Champions Trophy semi-final on Thursday.

While the fans added just the right dose of colour with the decibel levels hitting the peak around the ground, the players themselves were having some fun on their own -- pulling faces and what not.

Here is a look at all the drama and excitement from Edgbaston on Thursday.

India captain Virat Kohli celebrates after taking a catch to dismiss Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim

IMAGE: India captain Virat Kohli celebrates after taking a catch to dismiss Bangladesh’s Mushfiqur Rahim. Photograph: Andrew Boyers Livepic/Action Images via Reuters

The jamboree created by Indian fans at Edgbaston is unmatched 

IMAGE: The jamboree created by Indian fans at Edgbaston is unmatched. Photograph: Andrew Boyers Livepic/Action Images via Reuters

An Indian fan and his Bangladeshi counterpart enjoy a light moment as they watch the proceedings together

IMAGE: An Indian fan and his Bangladeshi counterpart enjoy a light moment as they watch the proceedings together. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Rohit Sharma pulls a face while fielding

IMAGE: Rohit Sharma pulls a face while fielding. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

'Make some noise for the desi boys' seems like this fan's mantra for the evening

IMAGE: 'Make some noise for the desi boys' seems like this fan's mantra for the evening. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Bangladesh fans turn up the noise as they cheer their team on

IMAGE: Bangladesh fans turn up the noise as they cheer their team on. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images
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