World Cup 2019: Pakistani Sikhs pray for nation’s win over India

Commun­ity member­s say winnin­g agains­t arch-rival matter­s greater than liftin­g the trophy­

Community members say winning against arch-rival matters more than lifting the trophy. PHOTO: EXPRESS

Group members say successful towards arch-rival issues greater than lifting the trophy. PHOTO: EXPRESS

PESHAWAR: Members of the Sikh neighborhood in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (Okay-P) are eager for the nation’s record-breaking win towards arch-rival India in Sunday’s World Cup encounter in Manchester.

Pakistan’s nationwide workforce has but to win a cricket World Cup match towards the japanese neighbour regardless of having a greater general one-day worldwide file towards them.

The Sikh neighborhood is backing the nationwide workforce to create historical past within the showdown. Particular prayers might be held for Pakistan’s victory elsewhere all through the province. They may even organise dwell screening of the 50-over match.

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Guruvinder Singh, a younger entrepreneur belonging to the neighborhood, instructed The Categorical Tribune that the nationwide workforce had introduced the trophy below the management of Prime Minister Imran Khan in 1992 and hoped that the boys in inexperienced will repeat the efficiency 27 years after the workforce introduced residence its solely world title.

He hoped that the gamers would give their 100 per cent in Sunday’s essential recreation. “Profitable and shedding is all a part of the sport. Nevertheless, Inexperienced Shirts are the one workforce which may beat any aspect on the earth on their day,” Singh added.

Fewer prospects, he stated, flip up on the day of Pakistan-India encounter, including that he prefers watching the engaging video games of cricket between the 2 rivals alongside together with his mates. “Each second of a Pakistan-India match is filled with pleasure and we desire it over another World Cup match,” stated the cell phone store proprietor.

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One other vendor, Rajinder Singh stated that his love for the boys in inexperienced would by no means diminish regardless of the match’s consequence. “We’ll watch the sport on cellphones, at residence and on massive display with our buddies and gained’t miss the chance to witness the historical past being made,” he stated.

Baba Gorpal Singh, Okay-P Youth Meeting Minority Minister, stated the Sikh neighborhood residing in Okay-P and the tribal areas has at all times stood by Pakistan workforce. “Our hearts beat with our cricket workforce … we hope they provide the nation a gift by beating India in tomorrow’s match.”

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