India clinched the 2018 Blind Cricket World Cup in Sharjah after defeating the arch-rivals Pakistan by two wickets.
The Men in Blue chased the target of 308 runs set by Pakistani team in 38.2 overs. Sunil Ramesh’s 93-run scintillating knock pushed India towards the total, after Badar Munir, Risayat Khan and Nisar Ali scored 57, 48 and 47 runs respectively for Pakistan.
India’s victory has brought a lot of cheers all over the country. Bollywood stars including Yami Gautam, Anil Kapoor, and Amitabh Bachchan took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian team and express their pride.
Here’s what the celebrities tweeted:
Huge applause for our Cricket team for winning #BlindCricketWorldCup 2018 !! The Nation swells with pride with this achievement & sets new heights of inspiration for our youth ! 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
— Yami Gautam (@yamigautam) January 20, 2018
— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) January 20, 2018
T 2588 – CONGRATULATIONS INDIA Blind cricket team for beating Pakistan and becoming World Champions .. !! So proud of you all !! pic.twitter.com/vkhJX75cxD
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) January 20, 2018
— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) January 20, 2018
Congratulations Team India on winning the #BlindCricketWorldCup. 🇮🇳😎
— हिमांश कोहली🇮🇳 (@himanshkohli) January 20, 2018