This year’s India vs Pakistan World Cup T20 match scheduled for March, 19 at 7.30pm collides with Earth Hour during which lights, unwanted appliances would be switched off for an hour between 8.30pm-9.30pm. Environmentalists and cricket enthusiasts are caught in a fix as #EarthHour2016 and #IndvsPak collide. Though being a cricket-crazy nation, celebrities however tend to stand for the earth urging people to observe the Earth Hour by watching the India vs Pakistan match together on a single screen with friends, family and neighbours.

It’s the time when all electronic appliances are supposed to remain switched off for an hour for the improvement of our beloved planet. With Climate Change happening for real, supporting the Earth Hour has become all the more important. However, how can cricket enthusiasts say a no to that one day of excitement and tension? And its’ not the general public who may have been worried about the clash, celebs have also been tweeting ways to enjoy both the game and support the Earth Hour.

Celebrities are urging people to observe Earth Hour by watching the match together on a single screen with friends and families, around neighbourhoods. Actor Amitabh Bahchan has tweeted: “Support #EarthHour2016, watch #IndVSPak with friends on one screen, join campaign Together vsClimateChange.”

Cricketer Shikhar Dawan Tweeted: “I am using my social media for good. You can too!


After losing the first match against New Zealand, India would be longing to win this match to stay in the competition whereas Pakistan will be looking to win their first match against India in a World Cup tournament.