Indian blind cricket team defeated Pakistan by nine wickets and won Twenty20 Blind World Cup title today. With eight wins from nine matches, India beat Pakistan in the final for the second successive edition. It was Pakistan’s first loss in the tournament.
The arch-rivals clashed in 2012 edition also and India emerged the winner there as well. This is a big moment for the entire nation. Bollywood actors and ardent followers of the sport – Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan took to twitter to congratulate the team.
Here’s what they tweeted –
Just heard India won the T20 Cricket World Cup. Couldn’t watch the match. How awesome & inspiring is that. Boys I want to meet u & hug u
What a great example 4every 1of us!! D Indian cricket team won d World Cup!!!!so proud! Congratulations 2 d potential in each 1 of us!bravo!
Hrithik plays a blind man in his latest release- Kaabil. India’s blind team’s win was obviously a big deal for him and his entire team. Calling them a ‘Kaabil’ team father-producer Rakesh Roshan celebrated India’s victory on twitter. Director Sanjay Gupta also showed his support and retweeted his tweet.
CONGRATS TEAM INDIA. WELL DONE.
We wish the entire team and especially man of the match Prakash Jayaramaiah heartious congratulations. It’s truly a proud moment for the entire nation.
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