India’s thrilling win was celebrated by fans, former cricketers and cricketers. In Virat Kohli’s first match as full-time One Day International (ODI) captain, India scripted a thrilling win and took the honours in the first game of the 3-match ODI series.
Chasing a big total of 350 runs, Virat Kohli and Kedar Jadhav scored brilliant hundreds and formed a match-winning partnership for the fifth wicket. From Sachin Tendulkar to Shah Rukh Khan, Twitter was flooded with congratulatory message for Virat Kohli and Team India.
Check out some of the best tweets here:
Best Test player … KOHLI Best ODI player … KOHLI. Best T20 player … KOHLI
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) January 15, 2017
. @imVkohli & @JadhavKedar changed the momentum brilliantly & put the pressure back on Eng by playing some spectacular shots. #IndvEng
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 15, 2017
The best bit about this run-chase is the lack of dew…even contest won fairly. Well done, India. ????? #INDvENG
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) January 15, 2017
ODI targets of 350 or more successfully chased most times…
3 by India
2 by South Africa
1 by England#IndvEng
— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) January 15, 2017
It is such a joy to see the reaction of @JadhavKedar ‘s parents in the stands. Real. Human. Beautiful.#INDvENG
— Boman Irani (@bomanirani) January 15, 2017
Kedar Jadhav ,take a bow.
An innings one dreams to play.#INDvENG
— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) January 15, 2017
Go Kedar Jadhav & @imVkohli . So well played both. Let’s win this India.
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) January 15, 2017
A Bollywood dialog 4 England cricket team.Rishte mai hum tumhare baap lagte hai Naam hai virat kohli.captain leading from front @imVkohli???
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) January 15, 2017
Congrats Team India on a historic win??1 more special knock from @imVkohli ?Very impressed with the way @JadhavKedar played under pressure?
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 15, 2017