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UK: Thousands of Indians descend upon Old Trafford for World Cup semi

United Kingdom, Manchester
July 09, 2019 at 13:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of India fans headed to Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday to cheer their side on in the semi-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup against New Zealand.

Holding signs, dancing, and painting their faces with the Indian flags, fans were confident.

"I think our batting is good. The top three have been scoring a lot of runs, our bowling, Bumrah has the X-factor, and our spinners are doing well. So I think it's a balanced team, so I think we're definitely going to win," said a fan.

Another fan was even more excited by the Championship due to some unexpected results in the latest matches.

"Like the other day Australia got defeated by South Africa, which is why India became number one. So that is what makes the World Cup more interesting," he said.

Coming in as the favourites to win the Championship, India face New Zealand in match number 46 of the World Cup.

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Thousands of India fans headed to Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday to cheer their side on in the semi-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup against New Zealand.

Holding signs, dancing, and painting their faces with the Indian flags, fans were confident.

"I think our batting is good. The top three have been scoring a lot of runs, our bowling, Bumrah has the X-factor, and our spinners are doing well. So I think it's a balanced team, so I think we're definitely going to win," said a fan.

Another fan was even more excited by the Championship due to some unexpected results in the latest matches.

"Like the other day Australia got defeated by South Africa, which is why India became number one. So that is what makes the World Cup more interesting," he said.

Coming in as the favourites to win the Championship, India face New Zealand in match number 46 of the World Cup.

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