One more step fortoday India to enter Quarter Finals : India takes on West Indies on Friday – WC 2015 at Perth
Hosting teams Australia & NewZealand, dangerous South Africa and other teams are burning at both ends to taste the victories and enter Quarter Finals. But from the beginning, it is the one and only Indian team holds the record of beating the opponent team aggressively consecutively without any slight vibration of fear. India has won all the three matches played till now in WC 2015. Now it is just one step ahead from Knockout stage. Today on the auspicious occasion of Holi festival, India takes on mighty West Indies. If India wins the match, India will be the first team entering the Quarter Finals from Pool B. If WI loses, its chances become doubtful. Hence WI will be cautious to snatch victory. So, both teams will take the match very serious.
Perth: Today, Holi is celebrated all over India. Along with Holi Indians want to celebrate victory against West Indies. WI is the most favourite opponent of India in cricket. Indian teams plays with boosting confidence whenever WI faces it. Now that day has come again in WC 2015. India has made new records of victory against West Indies in the recent ODI series. India has been defeating WI boldly in test and ODI series for the last two years.
Now, with string of victories in a row Indian team is in superb form. It is not very difficult task for India to defeat WI. But after tasting shameful defeat from Ireland, WI started playing aggressively in World Cup. Now it has lost from South Africa and hence it might show attacking performance against India too. At the same time, match became crucial for both teams. India could go to Quarter Finals at a stretch with this win. WI could stabilize its chances with this win. So it became tough fight.
India has to decide to let in Shami or Bhuvi in its team. Shami is fit now. To replace him with Bhuvi might be doubtful since Bhuvi played superb innings against Afghanistan. India has only problem with dangerous batsman Gayle. He has become very dangerous now with superb innings in every match and fantastic strike rate. Darren has started war of words stating that Indians would celebrate Holi on Friday and WI would celebrate victory on the same day. Aswin broke up saying that he enjoys fight against Gayle. Let us see which teams touches success rope first. Match is live at Perth from 12 PM onwards (IST).