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World Cup 2019 | Ahead Of India's Mouth-watering Clash Against England, Former Skipper Nasser Hussain Bowls A Googly To Pakistan Fans; Kevin Pietersen Joins The Action

Written By Karthik Nair | Mumbai | Published:

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  • India will be locking horns against the hosts England in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash at Edgbaston on Sunday
  • Ahead of the mouth-watering clash at Edgbaston, former English skipper Nasser Hussain came forward to ask the Pakistani fans who they will be rooting for?
  • Knowing Pakistan need England to lose against India for their semis chances, the cricketer-turned-commentator asked if they'd support their arch-rivals

India will be locking horns against the hosts England in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash at Edgbaston on Sunday. Team India are the only undefeated side in the tournament. They are at the second spot in the points table with five wins in six matches and 11 points on the board. Meanwhile, England are at the fourth position with four wins in seven games and three losses. They have eight points in their tally. The hosts will now need to win their last two encounters against India and New Zealand respectively to be assured of a spot in the semis. At the same time, after losing against the old rivals, Australia at Lord's; England slipped to the number two spot on the ICC rankings and lost their reign as the number one team in the ODIs. Their ratings dropped to 122 from 124, making India the number one team with 123 ratings. 

Ahead of the mouth-watering clash at Edgbaston, former English skipper Nasser Hussain came forward to ask the Pakistani fans who they will be rooting for during the India-England clash?

Knowing Pakistan need England to lose against India for their semis chances, the cricketer-turned-commentator asked if they'd support their arch-rivals,  'Question to all Pakistan fans .. England vs INDIA .. Sunday .. who you supporting ?'

Read Hussain's tweet here.

Former English player and captain Kevin Pietersen had some fun with Hussain on social media.

Here's how the fans answered Nasser Hussain's question.

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