Mumbai wishes Team India Good luck with messages on 100 feet long bat

Saturday, February 19, 2011

MUMBAI - Cricket fans in Mumbai, rooting for Team India to win the 2011 World Cup trophy, have showed their support by signing a 100 feet long bat.

During a promotional event held at the Azad Maidan grounds, fans of all age groups turned up in huge numbers to support the men in blue and sign encouraging notes on the bat for the team.

Promod Gaekwad, a 10 year old cricket buff, wrote: ” Indian cricket team will win and all other teams will lose.”

Another cricket fan and an ardent supporter of Sachin Tendulkar said: ” I want them to play well and Sachin should be supported, if Sachin plays then India will surely win. There are lot of expectations from our team and India has to fulfill these.”

Coached by Gary Kirsten, one of the best coaches around and led by MS Dhoni, Team India stands a good chance of winning the World Cup.

India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are hosting the 2011 ICC (International Cricket Council) World cup. (ANI)

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