Twitter erupts in joy after ICC draws India and Pakistan in same group for T20 World Cup 2021
The two nations haven’t been involved in any bilateral cricket since the 2012-13 season owing to political tensions.
Updated - Jul 16, 2021 6:05 pm
With the T20 World Cup on cards, the draws for the tournament were supposed to be announced on Friday. Thus, everybody had their eyes tight on the draws of India and Pakistan as fans of both the nations were hoping to watch them battle out against each other. However, now that both India and Pakistan have been drawn in the same group, the cricket on-lookers have got all ecstatic for the match.
An India-Pakistan game is nothing short of thrilling box-office entertainment. Add to it the drama and tension of the World Cup, and it further adds to the intensity of the game. The two nations haven’t been involved in any bilateral cricket since the 2012-13 season owing to political tensions. Thus, when the two nations face each other at the ICC events, it fans the fires of the competition.
Fans react to India-Pakistan being in the same group for the T20 World Cup
New Zealand and Afghanistan are the other two nations that are in India’s group for the Super-12 stage. The record of India against Pakistan and Afghanistan fancy their chances to top the group. However, the Kane Williamson-led New Zealand could possibly be a tough nut to break for Virat Kohli and his men. Though it might seem a comparatively easy-looking group, no team would take anyone for granted and would certainly push their limits.
England, Australia, South Africa, and West Indies have been placed in Group 1. This group thus seems to be a power-packed combination given their T20 performances. It is a no-brainer that the T20 World Cup is going to produce some high-octane contests. With the groups been announced now the teams will all be set to pull up their socks and get ready for the challenge that awaits them.
Meanwhile, the news of India and Pakistan taking on each other has pumped up the fans who were pretty much wanting to experience the same. The excitement is at a crescendo as they are tweeting all around to express their reactions to the India-Pakistan face-off. Here are some of the tweets wherein the fans are buzzing all over as they cannot wait to watch the action unfold.
India, Pakistan, New Zealand and Afghanistan in the same group? Bring. It. On. #T20worldcup
— Arjun Jaswal (@ruudarjun09) July 16, 2021
no ICC tournament seems complete without an India-Pakistan clash.
— Raghava (@Raghava4mahesh) July 16, 2021
— Mohit jain (@_Mohit_jain_) July 16, 2021
India Pakistan in same group – pic.twitter.com/9G7chBb6OE
— Abhay ✍ (@Abhay29121995) July 16, 2021
Group 1 – England Australia ⚒️
Group 2 – India Pakistan⚒️
Super excited 🕺🕺#T20wc
— TweetTalks (@Reddy_1610) July 16, 2021
ICC tournament exists
— Raghav Masoom (@comedibanda) July 16, 2021
Mujhy to abi sy India Pakistan k match ki tnsn shuru hogai hai 😬😅#T20worldcup
— Aqsa Tirmizi 🇵🇰 🇵🇸 (@Aqsabasharat1) July 16, 2021
Exactly & considering Pakistanis & Indians live their in a large number it won’t be a problem infact it could be record crowd coz not only it’s a India Pakistan match but it’s also a World Cup match.
— Saad Khan (@realsaadkhan) July 16, 2021
— Ishfaq Ahmad 🇵🇸 (@born_Realist_IK) July 16, 2021
India & Pakistan in the same group.
Pakistan right now👇 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/X94XjJRa5t
— Bijay Roy (@bijayroy70) July 16, 2021
ICC ko paisa banana ata hai India Pakistan ka match na ho world cup me to paisa Kaise banee ga
— Ali (@AliRao21250561) July 16, 2021
Just In: T20 World Cup Groups
Group 1 – ENG, AUS, SA, WI, Winner Group A, Runner-up Group B
Group 2 – IND, PAK, NZ, AFG, Runner-up Group A, Winner Group B
Again India & Pakistan in same group 🌝🌝
— Vibhanshu Dubey (@im_vibhanshu18) July 16, 2021
— Ankit Sanghvi (@iAnk1t) July 16, 2021