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Cricket: Sleepless India fans ready for World Cup title clash

# Cricket: Thousands of sleepless flag-waving fans sporting blue India jerseys clogged roads outside the world’s biggest cricket stadium early this morning, as excitement built ahead of the World Cup final later today between the hosts and Australia. The blockbuster conclusion of cricket’s showpiece tournament, with 48 matches over 46 days between ten teams at ten venues, wraps up today at the grand 132-thousand-seat arena named after prime minister Narendra Modi in India’s western city of Ahmedabad. AFP reports Modi will be joined at the game by Australian deputy prime minister Richard Marles.