World Cup 2019: Impressed with the Men in Blue's work ethics, Pakistani turns India fan

Muhammad, a Pakistani taxi driver, narrates why he became an Indian Cricket Team fan during the World Cup 2019
World Cup 2019: Impressed with the Men in Blue's work ethics, Pakistani turns India fanWorld Cup 2019: Impressed with the Men in Blue's work ethics, Pakistani turns India fan
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Muhammad, a Pakistan taxi driver in Manchester, turned into an Indian supporter after getting impressed with the Indian Team's discipline and work ethic. 

Speaking to IANS, Muhammad revealed that he went to meet the two teams in their respective team hotels on the eve of the game between India and  Pakistan. Though he was turned away from India's team hotel, he became a loyalist. 

"I have been driving for a while in this area and when I came to know that the Indian team was staying at the Radisson Blu, I happily walked up to the hotel thinking that my proximity with a few hotel staff would help me meet Kohli and some of the other stars. But my own friends put their hands up and said that the Indian team was not willing to be distracted ahead of the big game. Disappointed as I was, I realised what the game meant to them."

"I then went ahead to the Pakistan team hotel, even though I was certain that I would once again be asked to leave without getting a glimpse of the players. After all, they too wouldn't wish to be distracted before such a crucial game. But to my surprise, they were all over the place and I could just walk in, meet and greet whoever. I have never been more disappointed at meeting my heroes," he recollected.

This incident made Muhammad realize why the Indian team is the best in the world. He is gearing up to support India against New Zealand in the semis, and though he will not be given any leave, he promises will listen to the commentary on the radio.

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