Cricket mania takes control: People across the nation pray for Team India's victory

Cricket mania takes control: People across the nation pray for Team Indias victory

Cricket mania has taken over India. The signs of a standstill in India ahead of the match against Australia have started emerging. In this picture, Muslim children pray for Team India's victory ahead of the team's World Cup semifinal match against Australia, in Surat on Wednesday. PTI

Young cricket fans perform yajna for the Indian Cricket team's victory ahead of their Semi final clash with Australia of ICC Cricket World Cup-2015, at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal on Wednesday. PTI

Young cricket fans perform yajna for the Indian Cricket team's victory ahead of their Semi final clash with Australia of ICC Cricket World Cup-2015, at Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal. PTI

Cricket fans flash victory sign for the victory of  Indian Cricket team against Australia in the semi final clash to be held in Sydney, in Faridabad on Wednesday. PTI

Cricket fans in Faridabad flash victory sign for the victory of India. Apart from cricket fans in the country, even the prophesising fish, Chanakya-II, has indicated that India is going to win. PTI

Women fans wish good luck for the Indian Cricket Team ahead of their World Cup clash against Australia in the semi-finals, in Agartala on Wednesday. PTI

Women fans in Agartala wish good luck for the Indian Cricket Team ahead of their World Cup clash against Australia. In the previous World Cup clash between the two teams in 2011, India had won. PTI

Students pray for the Indian Cricket team's victory ahead of their semi final match against Australia, in Varanasi on Wednesday. PTI

Students pray for the India's victory in Varanasi. PTI

Children wish good luck for the Indian Cricket Team ahead of their World Cup clash against Australia in the semi-finals, in Kolkata on Wednesday. PTI

Bleeding blue indeed. Children in Kolkata wish good luck for the Indian Cricket Team. Team India have every match in the World Cup 2015 so far. PTI

Indian cricket fans applying tattoo and wishing luck to the team ahead of the World Cup semi final clash between India and Australia in Sydney, in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. PTI

Indian cricket fans in Ahmedabad apply tattoo and wish luck to the team ahead of the World Cup semi final clash. PTI

An Indian cricket fan wishes luck to the Indian team ahead of the World Cup semi final clash between India and Australia in Sydney, in Ahmedabad on Wednesday. PTI

An Indian cricket fan in Ahmedabad wishes luck to the Indian team. People have a lot of expectations from players like Mohammad Shami and Virat Kohli. PTI

Cricket fans hold the poster of Indian Cricket players wishing them for their World Cup semi final clash against Australia to be held in Sydney, in Bengaluru on Wednesday. PTI

Cricket fans in Bengaluru hold the poster of Indian Cricket players, wishing them luck for the match. Imagine the kind of pressure the players must have to face before and during the match. PTI

Teachers and students perform 'yagya' for the Indian Cricket team's victory ahead of their semi final match against Australia, in Varanasi on Wednesday. PTI

It's not just students who are praying hard for Team India. Teachers, along with students, perform 'yagya' in Varanasi for the Indian Cricket team's victory. PTI

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Updated Date: Mar 26, 2015 08:09:39 IST

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