India lost the Semi-Finals match by 18 runs to New Zealand. A massive defeat that disappointed millions of fans cross the globe.
India is a country where cricket is no less than a religion and tonight’s defeat left many with broken hearts.
Among the disappointed fans are PM Narendra Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who conveyed their support to the Indian team through Twitter.
PM Modi extended his support by saying,
“A disappointing result, but good to see #TeamIndia’s fighting spirit till the very end. India batted, bowled, fielded well throughout the tournament, of which we are very proud. Wins and loses are a part of life. Best wishes to the team for their future endeavours.”
Rahul Gandhi too tweeted over Team India big loss where he said,
“Though they’re a billion broken hearts tonight, Team India, you put up a great fight and are deserving of our love and respect…. Congratulations to New Zealand on their well earned win, that gives them a place in the World Cup final.”
Many public figures too consoled the India team with their words of support where some compared their performance in the tournament to valiants while others praised their efforts as after all it is a game and winning or losing is part of it. Team India has played brilliantly with good strategies and excellent spirits.