Sports News, Nation, (Mumbai), July 11:-While Indian Cricket fans are still reeling over India’s loss in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 tournament, Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to express their disappointment after India missed their chance to lift the World Cup trophy.
Anupam Kher, Aamir Khan, Karan Johar, Ayushmann Khurrana, Riteish Deshmukh, Rishi Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Rampal, Randeep Hooda, Sonakshi Sinha, Huma Qureshi, and Boman Irani, among many others, hailed team India for putting up a good fight against the Kiwis.
Aamir took to the micro-blogging site and wrote for him India “had already won the world cup when we qualified for the semis.”
“Hard luck Virat. Just wasn’t our day today. For me, India had already won the world cup when we qualified for the semis at the top of the list as the no 1 team. Well played guys, throughout the tournament. I just wish it hadn’t rained yesterday… the result might have been different. But well done. Proud of our team. Love. A,” he wrote.
Anupam shared a picture of the Indian cricket team and thanked the players for their efforts. He also said that the team binds everyone together and brings out “the Indian in us.”
“Thank you Indian Cricket Team for your game & your efforts. You played very well. You bind us together. You bring out the Indian in us. In fact You bring out the tricolour in us. You will always be our Heroes. We love you,” he tweeted.
KJo appreciated the Indian cricket team’s efforts and said we should applaud them for their “incredible journey” and not “just focus on the destination.”
“I hate to sound like an old school uncle (trollers will say aunt but it’s not about me) whn I say “nazar lag gayee..” the boys fought valiantly and had a great run! We must applaud their incredible journey..not just focus on the destination! #ICCCWC2019 @imVkohli and team INDIA,” he wrote.
New Zealand ended India’s campaign at the World Cup as they defeated the Men in Blue by 18 runs. India got off to a horrendous start while chasing a moderate target of 240 on the reserve day. The Kiwi bowlers rattled the top-order of India. Ravindra Jadeja and MS Dhoni rebuilt the innings and added 116 runs.
Trent Boult changed the match contours as he dismissed Jadeja towards the end when the onus was on Dhoni, Martin Guptill pulled off a close run out. India were bundled out on 221.
-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)