Colombo: The wishes continue to pour in for the Indian cricket team after it beat Bangladesh in a last-ball thriller to win the 2018 Nidahas Trophy at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Sunday. Former and current Indian cricketers lauded Team India following their victory.
The likes of Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman, Yuvraj Singh, R Ashwin, Harbhajan Singh and Jasprit Bumrah were amongst the many others, who took to Twitter to congratulate India on their victory.
What an unbelievable knock from @DineshKarthik last night, knowing him well this was something that he always wanted to do and it came through on the finals night. 🙌— Ashwin Ravichandran (@ashwinravi99) March 19, 2018
— Jasprit bumrah (@Jaspritbumrah93) March 18, 2018
While the Shakib Al Hasan-led unit harboured hopes of a sensational win, Dinesh Karthik’s heroics – an unbeaten 8-ball 29-run knock – powered India to a stunning four-wicket win in the final.
Virat Kohli, who is in charge of the Indian side, has opted for a rest, too took to social media platform to praise Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik and the Men in Blue for their title-winning performance in Colombo on Sunday.
The tweet of Kohli, who enjoys a tremendous fan-following, is generating a huge interest among Indian team fans, having been liked over 6900 times and retweeted over 58,000 times.
“What a game of cricket last night, Complete team performance! Big up boys!!! Well done DK @DineshKarthik @BCCI #NidahasTrophy2018 #INDvsBAN,” Kohli tweeted and the Twitterati did the rest.