Patna cricket fans hope for Indian cricket team success

Patna, Sept. 22 : Cricket fans offered a special prayer here on Saturday for India’s success against Australia in the Twenty20 World Cup semi-final match to be played at Durban this evening.

Fans offered cricket bats and wickets to Lord Ganesha.

"Today, there is a match between India and Australia. Fans are gathered here during Ganesha festival to pray for the team's success because Lord Ganesha is the lord of prosperity. So, with his blessings the team will surely attain success," said Rakesh Kumar, a fan.

The match between India and Australia will take place at Kingsmead Cricket Ground.

India has won all three games in the Super Eight stage at the Kingsmead Cricket Ground. There is an expectancy about the team mounting an effective challenge to Australia.

Pakistan will play and New Zealand in the other semi-final. (With inputs from ANI)