One of the team has to bow out in a mouth-watering encounter in Mohali. Tomorrow, the country will come to a grinding halt.
Both teams are facing immense pressure to perform in do or die match. Fans do not care much about final result of the winning team.
A win in tomorrow’s match will make each Pakistani player richer by 25 acres of fertile land in their country.
Will India’s 28 years wait will be over in 2011, after Kapil Dev’s team triumphed in England? First 15 overs of Indian innings are most crucial whether India bats first or second.
Captain MS Dhoni declared that all players are fit and available for the match. Most probably, the winning team against Australia may be fielded.
Good news for India is that all the top batsmen are in good form. Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh are scoring runs at will.
Pakistan’s strength is its bowling. If they strike early, India will be in trouble as in the last couple of games in the tournament, India’s middle and lower order’s weakness was exposed by South Africa, England and West Indies.