India won its fourth match at the ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup today. The Men in Blue were up against Team Afghanistan in today’s match and honestly, we have not come close to defeat like this in any of the previous matches. Well, a big thanks to Mohammed Shami for scoring a hattrick right when Afghan team needed 12 runs to win from two balls. Twitter is overflowing with joyour messages as Team India won the match in the final overs in a nailbiting turn of events. Bollywood celebs were also glued to the TV sets cheering for Team India. Some of the celebs took to Twitter to express their joy and congratulate Team India.
India defeated Afghanistan by 11 runs at the Rose Bowl Cricket Ground. Chasing a modest target of 225 runs, Nabi and Rashid Khan played brilliantly and they smashed regular boundaries. The match became extremely interesting when Afghanistan needed 16 runs in the last over. Shami was on the pitch to bowl the final over. On his third ball, Nabi gave an easy catch to Hardik Pandya. Then Shami took another two wickets. With this, Shami has become the second Indian bowler to take a hat-trick in the World Cup after Chetan Sharma’s feat in the 1989 World Cup. CWC’19: India Win a Thriller, Beat Afghanistan by 11 Runs.
Check out some reactions from Bollywood celebs on Team India’s win:
Congratulations india 🇮🇳! Whattttt a matchhhh❤️❤️❤️❤️ well played @Jaspritbumrah93 n my brother @MdShami11 @yuzi_chahal #IndiavsAfghanistan #ICCWorldCup2019 pic.twitter.com/g98VloP8kn
— sonu sood (@SonuSood) June 22, 2019
Shami Shami Shami – World Cup #HatTrick #IndiaWins Congratulations #TeamIndia
— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) June 22, 2019
Fab knock by #Nabi though!! 👊🎉
— Pulkit Samrat (@PulkitSamrat) June 22, 2019
— Esha Gupta (@eshagupta2811) June 22, 2019
India win but I hope all the players have woken up after this match … too close, too close, not good for stent men like me 😏😏😏 #INDvAFG @StarSportsIndia #selectdugout
— Suresh Menon (@sureshnmenon) June 22, 2019
Man! This #IndiavsAfghanistan match felt like the world cup final itself. #Shami at the end 👏👏#CWC19
— Ashwin Mushran (@ashwinmushran) June 22, 2019
Hattrick ka baap tha yeh #bhaisaab ! #IndVsAfgh #WorldCup2019
— kriti kharbanda (@kriti_official) June 22, 2019
What a way to end it @MdShami11! Hatrick!!
Congratulations #TeamIndia Bumrah & Shami saved us ..
India 🇮🇳 prevails in this absolute thriller .. 11 priceless runs 👏👏#INDvAFG #CWC19 #MenInBlue
— Rahul Dev Official (@RahulDevRising) June 22, 2019
So, as you can see most of the wishes are directed towards Shami after today’s match. The star cricketer is certainly the apple of the eye for the nation today. With this match, India has come forward as the strongest contender at the ICC World Cup 2019. Now, all eyes will be on India’s match against England, which will be held on next Sunday (June 30). Before that India will also go against West Indies on Thursday (June 27).