After writing a letter to the bosses in New Zealand asking them to grant the employees a day off to watch their World Cup semifinal match against South Africa, the Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum has now written to the Indian fans asking them to support his team in Sunday’s final.
Brendon McCullum’s letter to Indian fans asks them to support New Zealand in final
After winning all their matches at home, New Zealand will now take on Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), and captain McCullum is hopeful that Indian cricket fans will cheer for his boys on Sunday.
With all the tickets sold out, a large number of Indian fans are expected to visit the ground and the Black Caps captain wants them to support his team and not the Aussies. Hoping that India would make final, many Indian fans had bought their tickets, but now equations have changed after India’s defeat to Australia in the semifinal.
And proving the age old adage, the enemy of an enemy is a friend, McCullum is now trying to get maximum Indian support in order to tame the Aussies in their den. In the press conference on Saturday, the Kiwi captain even admitted that. “I reckon we might have the home crowd tomorrow. I think it’s probably no secret that most teams around the world would prefer New Zealand to win than Australia, so hopefully we get a good smattering of support tomorrow and hopefully the Indian guys will be rooting for us.”