The Indian media is at boiling point because their national sport, 'Field Hockey' has the match of the new century – India is playing world champions Australia at the Commonwealth Games today.
Word has it that every Indian newspaper and radio station and television has been over themselves with this classic fixture.
Since the World Cup way back in March when this new look Indian hockey team came out for its first run, the Indian commentary were preparing this team for the Commonwealth Games.
Fresh legs, fresh spirit, fresh insights, fresh enthusiasm and a nation behind them.
Hockey is the Indian national sport. Cricket might be the nation's money spinner, but is is hockey that takes national pride and the national agenda.
Australia, as the last two Champions Trophy winners and the the March World Cup title holder, has a power hockey presentation whereas the Indians are longing for a bygone era when sheer stick artistry brilliance will snare the victory.
Is this Indian hockey team the one to do it? This first test will come with much anticipation today!