By Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore, India

Cricket is almost a religion in India, overtaking the national sport hockey in its popularity! Avid fans will go to any lengths to show support for the home team, including having the Indian colors painted on their faces! This photo was taken outside the Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore, just before an India-Australia test match in October 2010. This fan commissioned two ‘artists’ for the job! I enjoyed seeing his excitement and passion for the game! The camera used was Nikon Coolpix S220, without any particular techniques or post production.

An educationist for 25 years and freelance writer in the print media for the last twelve years, I now focus on writing online–blogs, reviews and articles on travel and life style related issues. I write for associated content/the yahoo contributor network, trazzler, guide gecko, suite101 etc.I enjoy traveling (and taking photos with a basic digital camera!) and writing about aspects of my country India; my personal blog with glimpses of India is

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