CWC 2015 Match 42: One Victory for Pakistan Sends Two Teams in Quarterfinals - Kridangan
One month ago, when Pakistan lost its World Cup opener against India, major Pakistani cities witnessed rioting in the streets as if the nation had lost the World Cup even before it could properly get underway. In reporting that match on these pages, this author had written that Pakistan could still qualify for the knock-out phase despite the loss against India. That has now come true. In between, they lost their second match as well but bounced back superbly in later stages and even scored an impressive win against tournament favorites South Africa. That must have helped