Cricket fans congregate in Gwalior for fourth Indo-Pak match

Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh), Nov 15: Thousands of spectators from across the country have arrived here to watch the fourth one-day international (ODI) match to be played between the India and Pakistan today.

The Indian fans are buoyant with their team's recent success against Pakistan.

"I am coming from Rajgarh which is 350 kilometres from here. I hope India will win the match, " said Babloo, a fan.

However, the touring Pakistan team too has many Indian supporters who are confident of Pakistan winning the fourth day-night ODI to be played in Captain Roop Singh Stadium.

Yusuf, a fan of Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar said, "I wish Pakistan wins the match. Akhtar will take five wickets today. "

Matches between the two cricketing giants are always eagerly awaited.

Pakistan, which last won a test series in India in 1986, is due to play three test matches following the ODI internationals.

The teams have toured each other's country each year since 2004 when India went on a tour of Pakistan following a 14-year break due to political tension between the two neighbours. (ANI)