Twitter erupts in joy after ICC draws India and Pakistan in same group for T20 World Cup 2021

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.

Babar Azam and Virat Kohli
Babar Azam and Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: Twitter)

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.