Karachi: Cricket fans in Pakistan broke into wild celebration after their team's win over India in a warm-up game of the ICC World Twenty20, in Colombo on Monday.
Having lost to India in the 2011 World Cup and than in the Asia Cup, the warm-up match was taken very seriously by fans here. The media did its bit, creating hype around it.
"The people's reaction is understandable. Any match against India is taken very seriously. But Pakistan need to now keep this momentum going in the World Cup," Pakistan's former captain and senior batsman, Younis Khan said.