India and Pakistan will square off on Sunday in a heaving colosseum of 100,000 people which sold out in minutes.
“I tell you what, if the capacity was 150,000, there would have been 150,000 there,” India legend Ravi Shastri told foxsports.com.au last week.
In reality, even 150,000 might be a conservative estimate, such is the great significance of the rivalry, and the rarity in which new editions are held.
In 2019, about 800,000 fans applied to attend the World Cup showdown between India and Pakistan at the 26,000-seater Old Trafford.
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It’s not a stretch to say India vs Pakistan is sport’s greatest rivalry, given the geopolitics involved between the two warring nations, who have a combined population of nearly two billion — many of which are cricket…