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World Cup 2019: Nasser Hussain’s tweet unites India, Pakistan fans, here’s why

After suffering two straight defeats, the hosts England have found themselves in a worrisome position in the ongoing World Cup. They will face off against India on Sunday.

cricket Updated: Jun 27, 2019 17:50 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Nasser Hussain’s tweet united India and Pakistan cricket fans.
Nasser Hussain’s tweet united India and Pakistan cricket fans.(AFP)
         

India and Pakistan enjoy a fairly intense cricket rivalry on the field. But former England captain Nasser Hussain managed to find a common ground between the fans when he asked a witty question to Pakistan fans on Twitter on on Thursday. With India set to face off against the hosts England on Sunday, the 51-year-old tweeted asked Pakistan fans who would they be supporting when the two teams take on each other in the crucial contest. “Question to all Pakistan fans .. England vs INDIA .. Sunday .. who you supporting?” Hussain asked.

 

In reply, cricket enthusiasts from Pakistan were quick to offer support to India:

 

 

 

 

 

Despite suffering three defeats in first five games, Pakistan have managed to find themselves in the race for semifinal after winning their previous two encounters against South Africa and New Zealand.

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England, on the other hand, had won four out of their first five games, but defeat in the previous two against Sri Lanka and Australia has added pressure on them, with the side needing to win their next two games against India (Sunday) and New Zealand (July 3).

First Published: Jun 27, 2019 14:27 IST

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