On Sunday, after Indian cricket team’s comfortable victory over Pakistan by 89-runs at the ongoing cricket World Cup in England. Indian political leaders and parties have praised the team lavishly for the glorious win. Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted, “Another strike on Pakistan by team India and the result is the same.”
This was for the seventh time, India defeated Pakistan in the World Cup. The Home Minister tweeted, “Another strike on Pakistan by team India and the result is the same. Congratulations to the entire team for this superb performance. Every Indian is feeling proud and celebrating this impressive win.”
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also congratulated the team for an “amazing game”.
His colleagues and senior BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goyal, and Kiren Rijiju also congratulate team India on Twitter. The Congress tweeted in Hindi on their official Twitter handle saying, “Congratulations team India for incomparable victory against Pakistan. You continuously made the country feel proud. Thank you!”
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot also extended their wishes to team India.
“Congratulations team India for this magnificent victory over Pakistan. You have given all Indians a moment of pride!” Mr. Gehlot tweeted.
“Heartiest congratulations to team India for keeping their invincible order against Pakistan and wishes for the matches ahead. We hope that you will bring honour to the country by winning the World Cup. We are proud of Team India,” Mr Pilot tweeted in Hindi.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) called the Indian cricket team “unstoppable”.
“Congrats to Indian Cricket Team for a terrific performance and making the country proud. Pakistan lost but they surely made Twitter more entertaining with their self-deprecating humour,” former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti tweeted.
India scored 336 for the loss of five wickets from their 50 overs. Rohit Sharma scored 140 and Virat Kohli record-breaking innings of 77. Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, and Kuldeep Yadav also gave an excellent performance which helped to reduce Pakistan to 212 for the loss of six wickets at the end of a rain-affected game.