Ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, the official broadcaster of the tournament, Star Sports has left netizens delighted after bringing back the ‘Muka Mauka’ ad campaign.
Launched in 2015, the prestigious campaign was launched by sports channels to promote the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Initially planned as a standalone commercial for India and Pakistan, the release of the first ad grew in popularity and prompted the channel to come up with similar commercials.
And now, ahead of the much-awaited match between India and Pakistan on October 24, another advertisement has been released by the channel with an interesting twist.
The video begins with a man supporting Pakistan buying a big television set to watch the T20 World Cup series at his friend’s electronic store. However, the friend, who is a supporter of the Indian team, shows him two TV sets and adds that he can break one after his team loses, while a 2012 clip is shown where the man leaves his TV set after the team. Is using cricket bat to break the screen. India loses.
Watch the video here:
— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) 13 October 2021
An earlier ad featured a Pakistani cricket fan who had bought a box of firecrackers to celebrate the country’s victory against India in 1992, but was unable to use them as India played T20 World Cup games or 50 overs. Never lost to Pakistan in World Cup matches. .
Watch the advertisement here:
Since being shared online, the video shared on Twitter has garnered over a million views on the microblogging website.