31 Mar '11, 4pm

Cricket: India play down hysteria, Sri Lanka in Murali fear: NEW DELHI: India were desperate on Thursday to prev...

Cricket: India play down hysteria, Sri Lanka in Murali fear: NEW DELHI: India were desperate on Thursday to prev...

NEW DELHI: India were desperate on Thursday to prevent their World Cup campaign from being overwhelmed by a wave of national hysteria ahead of Saturday's final against Sri Lanka in Mumbai. The semi-final win over arch-rivals Pakistan in Mohali sparked wild late-night celebrations, dominating front pages and leading TV news bulletins. But captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni warned against complacency. "There'll be plenty of things happening around us, like in the game against Pakistan, but what's important is not to get distracted. We all know what our jobs are as professional cricketers so we'll stick to that," insisted Dhoni. Despite his pleadings, the Indian press wasn't listening. "After this... the Cup is a bonus," said the headline on Mail Today which splashed a picture of the celebrating Indian team across its entire front page. "India book Mumbai matinee," wrote the Hindus...

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channelnewsasia.com 05 Apr '11, 4pm

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