Cricket World Cup 2011 is here with a steady start through the first week, after a firecracker opening by India [ Images ] and Bangladesh. The four matches that followed may not have been high on octane, but serve to show up the chasm between the top teams and the ones in the bottom rung.
Today's Pakistan vs Kenya match, although falling under the David vs Goliath category, is keenly watched because it will show the Men in Green have been able to put behind the many controversies that have been dogging them for the last few years and play as a unit.
On the answer to that hinges not just the future of one of the mercurial teams in international cricket, but also, in a sense, the future. For Pakistan, on its day, has the potential to knock down anyone. Can they re-discover that form? Or will they allow themselves to be swept aside?
Old rediff.com hand and keen cricket buff Faisal Shariff gives his take on the World Cup as it has been and as it will be, in this Rediff World Cup Chat. Join him to give your take and find out his.
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