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IShowSpeed Visits India: Cricket, MC Stan Collab, and More!

Mrinal Baranwal   |   Oct 13, 7:49 AM   |   6 min read

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  • The popular American streamer IShowSpeed has arrived in Mumbai, India.

  • He has been interacting with the local audience, and played cricket with them along with a collaboration with an Indian rapper MC Stan.

  • He will be meeting the Indian Superstar cricketer Virat Kohli as he is a very big fan of the latter.


Darren Jason Watkins Jr. also known as IShowSpeed is a popular American YouTuber and streamer who became famous due to his hyperactive and violent streams and extreme reactions during gaming. He is an 18-year-old who has managed to garner more than 20 Million subscribers on his YouTube channel. 


IShowSpeed has arrived in India to support the national team and top Indian batter Virat Kohli during the World Cup. The famous Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the IND vs. PAK World Cup match on October 14. The social media influencer is now in Mumbai and will be flying there. He was spotted wearing the Indian cricket team jersey with Virat Kohli's jersey number and name written on it. 


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IShowSpeed Plays Cricket With Fans And Collaborates With MC Stan



IShowSpeed has been seen doing IRL streams from the streets of Mumbai, India, engaging with the local audience as he knows that India has the second largest fan base of his streams. He streamed himself playing cricket for the first time in a local cricket ground surrounded by his fans. He was spotted wearing Virat Kohli's Jersey and a dhoti underneath, which is an Indian traditional bottom wear. He tried to play cricket but commented that he didn't really know how to as he struggled to connect his shots. He is also known for rapping and he has been spotted collaborating with an Indian rapper called MC Stan in his IRL streams. Unfortunately, one of his IRL streams was taken down by YouTube due to playing copyrighted Bollywood music in the taxi he was traveling on his stream. 


On 13 October he will be travelling to Delhi to meet the Indian superstar cricketer, Virat Kohli, who was his sole reason to come to India as he has mentioned that he follows him wholeheartedly and is a very big fan of his. He has mentioned that he will be supporting the batter in the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023. He hinted that might be cheering for India in Ahmedabad for the highly anticipated match between India and Pakistan on 14 October, 2023 in the Narendra Modi Stadium.


While speaking to Hindustan Times, IShowSpeed had this to say about his visit to India:

I am here because of Virat Kohli, I want to see India beat Pakistan in the World Cup match tomorrow! I will be there at the stadium. I don’t follow cricket back home, but I follow Kohli. I want to meet him, and I am also excited to meet the Tunak Tunak guy (Daler Mehndi), I am just very excited bruh! People have just been telling me ‘Come to India’, so here I am. I am here to see what India is all about. India has this energy and I can’t wait for it to come out. I am bringing mine out too, and I can’t wait for the two to mix.


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Mrinal Baranwal

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Mrinal, also known by her gaming alias Jollies10, is a semi-professional Valorant player with a never-ending love for Esports. She lives by the rule Eat. Sleep. Game. Repeat.




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