Mohali Cricket Ground, Turning Into Battle Field “Pak Vs India”

Tense Moments, Grabbing both sweaty hands, making fist of them, striking it slowly and frequently with your lips, praying for the victory of your Team, O Pakistanis! Get ready for another Indo-Pak battle, this time not in Kargil or Kashmir but in a Cricket ground.

Get ready to watch battle between two conventional rivals, Not battle of bullets and bombs but it is a battle of bat and ball. It is not a battle between Thousands of Soldiers but it is a battle between 11 Players from each side, with far above the ground expectations of their Country men.

The schedule of ICC World cup 2011 has turned exhilarating, after the triumph of Pakistan and India in Quarter Final, resulting two historical adversaries confronting in Mohali’s Pitch.

Pakistan booked semi-final berth by crushing West Indies by 10 wickets in first quarter final on Wednesday, while India recorded a sensational five wicket victory to oust defending champion Australia with14 balls to spare in second quarter-finals of the 10th World Cup at the Sardar Patel Stadium on Thursday.

Team of Pakistan under the captaincy of Shahid Afridi and Indian team under captaincy of Mahindra Singh Dhoni will be confronting each other on 30th of March at Mohali India. Though many interesting and electrifying cricket matches between both the opponents, but the upcoming match has its own magnitude as it is the Semi-Final round of World Cup 2011.

Some superstitious facts are prevalent among the natives of two countries,  one of which is “Pakistan never defeated India in any World Cup series in history”, putting aside the art of game, talent, and strategies of the Indian cricket team, this superstition is good enough to raise the confidence of Indian fans. On the other hand a superstition, that “India never defeated Pakistan at Mohali’s Cricket ground” is elevating the hope of Pakistani Cricket crazies for the victory of their team.

Throughout World Cup 2011 series both team have given tough time to their opponents, and have played extremely well. This would be crucial match for Pakistan to gain it reputation back , was badly effected because of some distasteful situations in Past.

Unable to play international matches at home, tainted by a spot-fixing scandal that robbed them of the services of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir, lessened the team’s confidence. Pakistan cricket was in disarray before the World Cup, but Shahid Afridi’s men have helped to heal the wounds of nation. The way the team has performed, it shows great character and winning the World Cup would be fantastic for Pakistan cricket as it would help in restoring international cricket in the country.

Leave Your Comments To Push Up Thrill And Enthusiasm Of Up Coming Rivalry Match At Mohali On March 30th 2011.

An Article By

Taha Ali,

NUST, Islamabad