A cricket buff known, the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar fasting for the team in India in the semi-finals of the World Cup high voltage against rivals Pakistan and is now praying for his favorite Sachin Tendulkar to score his century 100th Saturday’s final. The 81-year-old said that the Master Blaster is like his son, do not eat or drink for nine hours agonizing.
“I watched the game together and I was very tense. Everyone in my family follows a sort of superstition, when India plays. I, Usha and Meena do not eat or drink during the semifinal match. I pray constantly for the win and we had our dinner, after India won, “Lata told PTI in a telephone interview from Mumbai.
“I am impatient to see India win the cup and if Sachin scores his 100th century in its field in the final, she will be the icing on the cake. I will pray for that, “said Lata.
Asked about the possibility of watching the final at the Wankhede stadium, she replied in the negative. An avid cricket fan, Lata has benefited from the 1983 World Cup final galleries of Lords.
“I’m not going to stage more. I’ll watch the game at home and after I go to Pune where I have to attend a ceremony,” she said. Agencies