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Make way Aussie fans as 'Swami Army' is all set to dominate SCG

March 23, 2015 16:23 IST
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Indian fans are all set to dominate the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in Sydney when the defending champions take on Australia in their World Cup semifinal tie and the co-founder of the 'Swami Army' has claimed that the Australian fans are just scratching the barrel there.

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Organisers are privately expecting a staggering 70 per cent of a sold out Sydney crowd to be reportedly made up of fanatical Indian supporters and the tournament hosts are likely to feel kicked out of their own party at the SCG.

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Even SCG-locals, the Sydney Swans, are set to be brought on board to help spread the 'gold out' message. But co-founder of the Swami Army, Kartik Ayyalasomayajula says that the Australians are merely scraping the barrel there, as this is the biggest down under Indian sporting event of all time. He added that India versus Australia in a World Cup semifinal, it doesn't get much bigger than that.

Australian fans going to be outnumbered

Indian fans


Ayyalasomayajula said that he believes that the tweets definitely say that the Australian fans are going to be outnumbered, adding that he would have thought that would be a standard expectation for the Aussie fans without their heroes going on Twitter to plead with them.

Ayyalasomayajula pointed out that Australia won't have seen this level of support or atmosphere for cricket game, adding that one has to go to the sub-continent countries to get that kind of feel, so he insisted that they are effectively bringing that atmosphere to Sydney. He claimed that it's going to be a spectacle.

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