BANGALORE, INDIA: The epic clash between arch rivals India and Pakistan is about to start in some time. The teams face each other in India after almost five years since their bilateral cricket ties snapped. The teams will have three One day Internationals (ODIs) and two T20s against each other.
The first T20 match is being held at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore at 7.00 pm today. The frenzy surrounding the match is so high that online tickets for the match, being sold at BookMyShow.com, are almost sold out. Viewers are even approaching people who are selling the tickets unofficially at exorbitant prices online.
Excited fans have already taken to Twitter to express their views on the match. ”The biggest rivalry on the field resurrects today evening! Super duper excited about the IndVsPak series! Hope you guys are watching it! :)” says a viewer. ”All I Want From Santa is an Indian win over Pakistan in the T20 game today,” says another viewer.
Well, irrespective of who wins the match, this is surely a game that no cricket fan should miss. So, for those of you who will be unable to watch the match on television or in the stadium, there is a good news. You can watch the match on your computers, laptops, and other portable devices.
Watch the match live online: In a bid to encourage viewers to support official streaming, Star Sports is providing live webcast of the India vs Pakistan series this time, according to media reports. To watch the match live on Star Sports, click here.
Get live updates of the match: ESPNcricinfo is a hot favorite among cricket fans for live updates and scores. However, BCCI too has an interesting way of presenting the live scores. BCCI website currently displays the following message ”As Sohail Tanvir put it, when India play Pakistan in cricket, passion takes precedence over form and skill, resulting in exciting contests each time.” Apart from those sites, here are a few others that provide updates and live scores: Cricbuzz, Cricketnirvana and cricketnext.
Now that you are all set to watch the match live, who do you think will win this series? Will it be India, or Pakistan? Do let us know.
(Some of the above-mentioned websites are not officially authorised by BCCI and might be illegal. The list provided here is on the basis of our readers’ feedback and CIOL does not take any responsibility for the authenticity of these sites.)