Twitter jubilant after Pakistan’s triumph over India

Web Desk BOL News

25th Oct, 2021. 03:16 pm

Outstanding performances by Shaheen Shah Afridi, Babar Azam, and Mohammad Rizwan’s brilliant opening partnership helped Pakistan romped to a 10-wicket triumph, a first-ever at the World Cup level over arch-rivals India on Sunday.

Chasing 152 for victory, skipper Babar Azam (68) and wicket-keeper batter Mohammad Rizwan (79) steered their team home with 13 balls to spare in front of 20,000 fans in Dubai and a global TV audience of hundreds of millions.

Left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi set up victory with figures of 3-31 that restricted India to 151-7 despite a valiant 57 from Indian captain Virat Kohli.

Jubilant cricket fans poured onto the streets across Pakistan on Sunday to hail their team’s rout of India at the T20 World Cup in Dubai.

Fans danced and sang, shouting slogans of “Pakistan zindabad”, or “Long Live Pakistan”.

Meanwhile, on social media, Pakistanis shared some of the best moments from the match.

 

 

 

Pakistan celebrities also heaped praise on Pakistan for their win.

Here’s a look at some of them.

Humsafar actress Mahira Khan tweeted: “OUUFFFFFF!!! Heart is bursting with pride… waaaaah! ”

Pakistani singer Farhan Saeed also praised the national team.

Former cricketers and politicians also praised Pakistan for their historic win.

 

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