Xtra Time Web Desk: It couldn’t have been a better Diwali celebration for the Indian cricketPakistan,Hardik Pandy,Yuzvendra Chahal team as they defeated Pakistan by 4-wicket in Super 12 clash at MCG on Sunday. Rohit Sharma and co will celebrate Diwali in Sydney. Most of the cricketers are joined by their wives and families in Sydney. The likes of Hardik Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal all have their wives now in Australia. All of them were at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to watch the match on Sunday.
The entire team will take part in Diwali celebrations at the team hotel in Sydney. The hotel is located near the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House. All the players had a night long celebrations at the team hotel. They cut a big cake to celebrate the win over Pakistan.
It is learnt that the Diwali celebrations will be followed by a team dinner. The Men in Blue reached Sydney earlier in the day around 12pm.
The win against Pakistan saw Rohit Sharma and his boys topping the Group 2. The Indian team will be hoping to continue their winning momentum against the Netherlands on Thursday at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
India have entered into the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, with high hopes of ending their 15-year drought and claiming their second title thanks to a side packed with talent with both bat and ball.
They’ll be looking to reach the semi-finals for the fourth time at their eighth appearance at an ICC Men’s T20 World Cup before powering on to victory in Australia.