They venerate the traditions and the aura of their university. They revere their seniors who achieved glory. Cricket though is what combined both and brings the passion out in students from the Aligarh Muslim University.
The quarter-finalists conceded their match against Jain University from Bangalore in the Rohinton Baria All India Inter-University cricket championship by a margin of three-wickets. What makes them lethal though is their ability to bounce and hit back hard. The players - called the Northern Stallions -- now want to exact revenge and go the distance in the Toyota University Cricket Championship.
"There is a saying that he who emerges from here (Aligarh Muslim University) shines over the entire world. This is what me and my team intend on doing in the tournament," says Imran Saleem, captain of the team.