Adelaide Oval turns into ‘Sea of Blue’

Adelaide Oval turns into ‘Sea of Blue’

Adelaide Oval turns into ‘Sea of Blue’

Written by Staff Writer

15 Feb, 2015 | 5:00 pm

Adelaide Oval was ‘under virtual siege’ as Indian fans took complete control of the city outnumbering their Pakistani counterparts in the marquee clash between the arch-rivals in the ICC Cricket World Cup on Sunday.

While the number of Indian fans descending in the coastal town swelled close to 25,000 and the locals made the number increase to 30,000 at the 53,500 capacity stadium on Sunday.

The green jerseys of the Pakistani fans looked like dots in an ‘Ocean of Blue’ with ‘Sir Donald Bradman Pavilion’ stand completely dominated by the Indians.

It was party time for all Indian fans as they gathered at famous Hindley Street in heart of the city on the ve of the high-voltage clash.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 was kicked off on Saturday when New Zealand met Sri Lanka in Christchurch.

The 11th Edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup is Co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

Forty nine (49) games will be played in 43 days at fourteen different venues in New Zealand and Australia.

Fourteen (14) teams will play under the two groups including non-test playing nations Ireland, United Arab Emirates, Scotland and first timers Afghanistan.

Source : NDTV

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