Eyes firmly on India-Pakistan WWT20 conflict as India tackle Windies in a useless rubber



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11 Nov 2018, 16:12 IST

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Each the Indian Males’s and Ladies’s Cricket groups are in motion at the moment. Virtually on the identical time. Each the video games will likely be telecasted dwell on TV. Which one will the viewers select?

The Indian girls’s cricket crew will play their second match at the moment within the 2018 ICC T20 World Cup. They’re coming off a terrific victory of their opening match in opposition to a extra fancied New Zealand crew.

Their captain Harmanpreet Kaur produced an innings for the ages, an innings that drew on the spot comparisons with Kapil Dev’s whirlwind 175 in opposition to Zimbabwe in 1983 World Cup. That specific innings by the captain, together with a mature fifty by the younger Jemimah Rodrigues has generated a variety of curiosity among the many Indian public.

After the Ladies in Blue narrowly misplaced the prospect to elevate their first ever World Cup within the 50-over ICC world cup 2017, one senses one other shot at glory, beneath the enigmatic Kaur. The hope of a billion individuals has bought a terrific increase by not simply the win in opposition to New Zealand, however the dominant nature of the win, during which the Indian eves outplayed their counterparts in all departments.

What has naturally added to extra curiosity within the second match is that it occurs to be in opposition to the arch-rivals Pakistan. India might have a slightly one-sided eight to 2 win-loss ratio in opposition to the Pakistanis. However of their earlier encounter within the 2016 T20 World Cup, Pakistan had defeated India in entrance of a shocked viewers in Delhi.

Men in Blue
Males in Blue

Definitely, it’s time to avenge that loss. All of the extra purpose why this match ought to attract numerous TV viewers from the subcontinent, particularly from India.

Nonetheless, the unlucky reality is that Indian girls’s cricket has nonetheless not bought the sort of consideration that it deserves from the cricket-crazy nation. It’s not simply the followers, the specialists and media too generally tend to sidestep the occasion, particularly when the Males in blue occur to be in motion across the identical time.

The Males in Blue will even be in motion at the moment of their third T20 match in opposition to the West Indies, the place they’ve already taken an unassailable 2-Zero lead, rendering this match largely inconsequential.

Nonetheless, it stays to be seen whether or not the TRP scores of this seemingly ‘inconsequential’ match will nonetheless handle to attract extra TRP scores than an important match that their girls counterparts will play in opposition to Pakistan within the World Cup. May we be in for a pleasing shock this time?

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