01 Apr '11, 10am

Cricket: World Cup final will be close, say local fans: SINGAPORE: Before they catch the India-Sri Lanka finals

Cricket: World Cup final will be close, say local fans: SINGAPORE: Before they catch the India-Sri Lanka finals

SINGAPORE: Before they catch the India-Sri Lanka finals on Saturday, Singapore's National Cricket Team has its own little battle, hosting Papua New Guinea for two practice matches this week, one on Friday and the other on Sunday. The Papua New Guinea team is stopping over in Singapore on their way to their ICC World Cricket League Division II tournament to be held in Dubai. Members of the Singapore team agree that Saturday's big match will be a close fight but are divided on who they think will take the trophy. No surprise though, with the Indians rooting for India. Member of the Singapore national cricket team and a fan of the Indian team, Chetan Suryawanshi, said: "Good thing is Sri Lanka has not failed in the tournament, so (the) final is the right day for them. India needs to bat well. Just enjoy the crowd (and) they will do well." But the Indians, despite their home-g...

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