Melbourne: India and Bangladesh are going to face off each other at the second quarter final of the ICC cricket World cup 2015 on Thursday ad Melbourne. It is the time where cricketing stats, the killer instinct and the habit of winning differentiates the two sides, the rich culture of the two neighbouring countries bring them on the same platform. The ritual of playing the national anthem before the starting of a match is a popular feature of the world cup. And it is at this time, the two culturally rich countries will share the common sentiment of nationalism. The bard poet Rabindranath Tagore will be celebrated before the historic MCG when the national anthems of the teams are played. Tagore has penned the anthems of both the countries. ‘Amar sonar Bangla’ for Bangladesh and ‘Jana gana mana’ for India. The scene is surely to give goosebumps to all Tagore fans and raise a feeling of patriotism and a sense of nationalism in the hearts of entire Bangladesh and India.
According to the stats, Bangladesh could only defeat India once in the world cup in 2007. On all other occasions at the WC, Bangladesh was caught napping infront of the Men in Blue.