New Delhi: A ''war'' seems to be on the cards between Indo-Pak couple—Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik— ahead of the high-octane World Cup semifinal clash between India and Pakistan in Mohali on Wednesday.

The much-awaited clash seems to have caught the couple in a battle as the tennis diva, Sania strongly coming out in support of her native nation India, while her hubby Shoaib cheering for Pakistan.

"I support India and shoaibmalik will support Pakistan as usual!the war is on," said Sania Mirza."Be ready baby its on lol hahaha," reacted Malik.

The mouth-watering encounter between the two neighbouring countries has set social networking site 'Twitter' abuzz with sportspersons and Bollywood personalities hailing Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men and wishing them luck for the important match.

Bollywood actress and co-owner of Rajasthan Royals, Shilpa Shetty, wrote on her Twitter page, "Yessssssssssssss We did it, good job team india...fabulous work Yuvi:)In the Semis...Bring it on, yipeeeeeeeeee!."

"India-Pak Semis will be a great match to watch in Mohali. Great win. Great Game. Congrats to the Team for a brilliant performance. Look forward to the Semi finals," tweeted former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman, Lalit Modi.

England's Kevin Pietersen, who was forced to cut-short his World Cup campaign following hernia, had his word of appreciation for the left-handed Yuvraj Singh.

"Congrats India!! @yuvsingh09 on fire.. ?" the batsman tweeted.

India on Thursday set up an exciting semi-final clash against Pakistan after the hosts ran home with a five-wicket win over Australia at Ahmedabad's Motera stadium.

(Agencies)