India’s under-19 cricket team was swamped with congratulatory messages from politicians,cricketers and corporate bosses on twitterati for lifting its third U-19 World Cup title after a gap of four years at Townsville today.
From senior cricketers Yuvraj Singh and Harbhajan Singh to Union Sports Minister Ajay Maken,corporates Anand Mahindra and Vijay Mallya – all came together on Twitter to congratulate the Indian colts on their remarkable achievement.
While the junior Indian team did a Usain Bolt by striking his trademark ‘To The World’ pose after lifting the coveted trophy,players and other celebrities used social networking sites to express their joy after the visitors beat formidable defending champions Australia by six wickets at Tony Ireland Stadium.
“Champions champions champions. Well done India U-19 boys for bringing another world cup home. Very proud of u all. So happy. God bless u all,” tweeted India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.
Yuvraj Singh wrote: “Proud of the colts!! Congratulations to the u-19 boys for winning the world cup! well played captain @UnmuktChand.”
Sports Minister Maken posted: “Congratulations” India middle-order batsman Manoj Tiwary was all praise for the Indian team.
“Thank you India U19 Team for making us proud by winning the World Cup trophy. And great inning by @UnmuktChand9 and well played Smit Patel.”
Indian Premier League Commissioner,Rajeev Shukla,extending his best wishes for Team India,wrote: “Congratulate Indian U19 team 4 a spectacular performance 2 lift the World Cup. Australian team deserves praise 4 putting up a good show