It’s super Sunday tomorrow. India is going head to head against South Africa, a team that they have played against in three World Cups (1992, 1999 and 2011) and each time ended up as the losing side. However, India is looking to set the record straight tomorrow and Twitter is already excited. Users are tweeting predictions, egging the team on and just generally spreading the World Cup fever. Also Read - Explained: Can Twitter get banned in India?Also Read - Twitter vs government: Twitter India loses legal protection for not complying with IT rules on time
But before we know tomorrow’s fate, hashtags like #maukamauka, #SAsIND and #INDvsSA have been trending all day giving us a sense of how India hopes to not recreate history this time. The viral ‘mauka mauka’ ad that was created during the India and Pakistan match returned with some tweaks, spins and apt replies. Also Read - Twitter friends/followers seeking your unwanted attention could be Unmentioned
We picked out some of the most coolest tweets for good measure.
Adarsh Agarwal (@adi_1323) April 4, 2014
Crackers will burst in India only. #IndiavsSouthAfrica
Be the Change (@GaurUjjwal) February 21, 2015
Last time i waited so much for Sunday 9:00 am to watch television was for “chandrakanta”in good old doordarshan days. #indiavsSA
govey (@pantgovinda) February 21, 2015
Shivendra Rai (@estshivi) February 17, 2015
T24 Mobile (@T24MobileIN) February 18, 2015
#IndvsSA Given the rumours of SA victory, prediction for the game? 3 possible outcomes set option accuracy at 33%
Mohit Yadav, IFS (@mohitfreedom) February 20, 2015
Even KitKat got into the World Cup spirit and shared healthy banter.
KitKat India (@KitKatIndia) February 20, 2015
KitKat South Africa (@kitkatsa) February 20, 2015
Twitter, inevitably, is going to see a lot of tweets about the game tomorrow. Last Sunday, India comprehensively defeated traditional rivals Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval. Twitter erupted with a first ever Hindi hashtag # , and at least 17 lakh tweets were written about the match.