“PM Modi” Congratulated Young Indian Cricketers on Twitter
“Absolutely thrilled by the stupendous achievement of our young cricketers. Congratulations to them on winning the Under-19 World Cup. This triumph makes every Indian extremely proud”.
Absolutely thrilled by the stupendous achievement of our young cricketers. Congratulations to them on winning the Under-19 World Cup. This triumph makes every Indian extremely proud.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 3, 2018
India has become the world champion for the fourth time by defeating Australia by 8 wickets. Manjot Kalra (101 *) scored a brilliant hundred by India in this match. Apart from Manjot, there were also the Indian bowlers in this match, who put the Australian innings on 216 runs.
Manjot was given the player of the match for his brilliant unbeaten knock of 101 runs. Shubhaman Gill was given the Player of the Series title for his fantastic performance in the tournament. Shubhaman played a total of 5 innings in this tournament, in which he made 3 fifties including a century. In the entire tournament, Gill scored a total of 372 runs.
With this fourth crown, India bettered Australia in the chase of most U-19 World Cup titles. Prior to the final, India and Australia were locked at three titles each.
India’s Under 19 World Cup Triumph
Previous Under 19 World Cup Winners
At the end of this historic day, here’s how Twitter and the world reacted to India’s fantastic performance.
Sachin Tendulkar Tweeted:
WITH GREAT TEAM WORK, BIG DREAMS WORK. Congratulations to our WORLD CHAMPIONS!! We are proud of you. A big congratulations to Rahul and Paras for their guidance.
WITH GREAT TEAM WORK, BIG DREAMS WORK. Congratulations to our WORLD CHAMPIONS!! We are proud of you. A big congratulations to Rahul and Paras for their guidance. #ICCU19CWC #INDvAUS pic.twitter.com/w0heorY8g6
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) February 3, 2018
— ICC (@ICC) February 3, 2018
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) February 3, 2018
Team India’s Former Coach :
— Anil Kumble (@anilkumble1074) February 3, 2018
Here’s what Skipper Kohli Twitted: What a win for the U19 boys, take it as a stepping stone; Long long way to go! Enjoy the moment!
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) February 3, 2018
Many congratulations to India 🇮🇳 u19 on winning the World Cup ! Great team effort no suprises at all on such a champion side #RahulDravid 👊🏽✌️
— yuvraj singh (@YUVSTRONG12) February 3, 2018
Ashwin Tweeted: Congrats to the Indian team on winning the ICC Inder 19 World Cup, they have been ruthless and professional through the tournament.
Congrats to the Indian team on winning the ICC Inder 19 World Cup, they have been ruthless and professional through the tournament. It's a proud feeling and well done 👍🏻 to the entire team and the support staff. #ICCU19CWC
— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) February 3, 2018
— zaheer khan (@ImZaheer) February 3, 2018
Here’s what Team India’s Coach Ravi Shastri Tweeted:
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) February 3, 2018
Indian Football congratulates the India U-19 team, Head Coach Mr. Rahul Dravid & the support staff for lifting the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup. Well done boys for making India proud. @BCCI #U19CWC pic.twitter.com/ZsCBOG13lD
— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) February 3, 2018
— Preity zinta (@realpreityzinta) February 3, 2018