The second semi- final of ICC World Cup 2011 is being played in Mohali stadium, Mohali, India. Tickets for Mohali stadium are on demand. The tickets for India vs Pakistan semi finals was for 1000 Rs which later on was sold for 5000 plus. Hundreds and thousands of die hard fans are watching the most awaited and most important match of the Second Semi-Final India vs Pakistan
World Cup 2011. Both teams are winners of Quarter Finals and the winner of today’s game will enter for the World Cup 2011 Final.
The match between India and Pakistan started at 1400(local time). India won the toss and chose to bat first. India vs Pakistan is a day and night match.
Shoaib Akhter has been excluded from the match since Pakistan has been doing well without him and did not perform that well in his previous two matches in the ICC World Cup.On the other hand, Ashwin has been left out and has been replaced byas Dhoni thinks he wanted more options to work with. “Terrible idea to leave out Ashwin. Hope India does not drop the world cup because of that,” says NS.
Afridi says this is the most important and the biggest game of his life.
India enjoys a great batting line with Tendulker coming in to play with needing just one more century to become the first man to score a hundred international hundreds.
The winners of today’s match will face Srilanka for the Final match.
Indian Team members for today’s match are MS Dhoni (CAPTAIN),, , , , , Ashish Nehra, , , , Ravichandran Ashwin, Sreesanth, , and along with their coach, Gary Kirsten.
Pakistan team players remain unchanged from the last match where they won by 10 wickets from West Indies. Pakistan’s team players for the semi final vs India are Shahid Afridi (CAPTAIN), Ahmad Shahzad, Asad Shafiq, Misbah-ul-Haq, Umar Akmal, Younus Khan, Abdur Rehman, Junaid Khan , Saeed Ajmal, Shoaib Akhtar, Umar Gul, Wahab Riaz, Abdul Razzaq, Mohammad Hafeez, Kamran Akmal.
The pitch conditions are known for a good batting surface, provides a lot of pace for the fast bowlers too. Now lets see who takes the game!