Pakistani fans cheer during the match. File / AFP
Tanvir Usman / Staff Reporter
The 2019 Cricket World Cup has entered an interesting stage with Australia booking its berth in the semis while India and New Zealand are one victory away to reach the final four.
The contest to enter the semi-finals for England is looking tough as the English team will face India in their must win game on Sunday.
If England lose to India, it will raise the chances of Pakistan making to the semi-finals. Pakistan will face Afghanistan and Bangladesh in the upcoming matches, which history shows Green Shirts excellent record against both the teams.
So, India’s victory against England is crucial for Pakistan.
A debate has initiated on social media whether Pakistanis will support arch-rival India to keep their team’s hopes alive for the semis.
Meanwhile, former English cricketer Nasser Hussain triggered a debate on social media by tweeting a question to Pakistanis.
“Question to all Pakistan fans .. England vs INDIA .. Sunday .. who you supporting?
Most of the netizens opined that they will favour India’s win against England as it will be the indirect support to Pakistan.
Some said that Pakistan cricket captian Sarfaraz Ahmad and his boys have kept them in a difficult situation, where now they have to pray for the India’s win.
Others are of the view that there is nothing wrong in supporting India, as they are playing excellent cricket in the tournament.
Waqar shares a meaningful note to define the sportsmanship of the champions after India suffered their first defeat of this World Cup against the hosts
A meme of Anushka Sharma, wife of Virat Kohli, went viral. It involves her character from her 2018 movie 'Sui Dhaaga.'
The two Asian giants lock horns in Manchester on Sunday with more than a billion people expected to tune in for the most-anticipated match of the tournament.
Sarfaraz Ahmed's side needed to smash the world record for margin of victory in a one-day international but, after winning the toss at Lord's, they failed to muster enough runs to give them a chance.
Bangladesh must be all out for seven or lower if Pakistan are to deny New Zealand a place in the semi-finals alongside Australia, India and England.
Kyle Kuzma “clicked” to drain two clutch three-pointers as the Los Angeles Lakers bounced back to score a 123-115 road victory over the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday.
The battle for the third spot in the Formula One championship has heated up, with Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas already having locked the first places.
The Mubadala World Tennis Championship (MWTC) promises to make way for the best, and the organisers continue to stay true to their word, confirming 2018 MWTC