Twitter reacts as India ride on Rishabh pant, Hardik Pandya’s brilliance to pocket the series 2-1
Twitter reacts as India ride on Rishabh pant: India defeated England on their home ground in a 3-match ODI series. India is on an England tour for the last few days. The tour started with the 5th test that was part of the Test series between India and England last year. Though England managed to draw the test series that was apparently at 2-1.
Now, 3 match ODI series where India won the first match and England won the second. On Sunday, 18 July 2022 decider match was held at Old Trafford, Manchester. The Men in Blue clinched the victory in style with Rishab and Hardik being the heroes of the match.
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Richard and Hadik grabbed the limelight in the Decider against England
India was 72/4 When Rishab Pant and Hardik Pandya came to the rescue. They both scored 133 runs when Hardik got out at 71.
Later, Rishab scored a Century and finished the match for India with less than 8 overs remaining. Rishab smashed the bowlers around the stadium, he hit 5 straight 4s against David Wikkey in 42nd over. India started on a disastrous note when Rohit, Dhawan, and Kohli were dismissed early at 17.
England gave India a target of 259 runs, but Indian bowlers restricted them in 46 overs. Pandya took 4 wicket haul while conceding only 24. He showed his all-rounder skills at their best in the match helping India to win the series 2-1.
The Cricket legends and fans reacted after the series win
Sachin Tendulkar tweeted ” Congratulations to #teamIndia on Winning the ODI series. Keep up the good work and continue this firm. Special mention to @RishabPant17 and @HardikPandya7 for a wonderful performance.”
VVS Laxman ” A fantastic Chase to win the ODI series. The Partnership between @RishabPant17 and @HardikPandya7 was a phenomenal comeback. Very pleasing to see India dominate on English Soil. Congratulations and take a bow #TeamIndia.”
Similarly, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh, Surest Raina, Jay Shah, Shikhar Dhawan, BCCI, Dines Kartik, and more celebrities tweeted.
Fans were thrilled and sent their congratulations to the team while IPL franchises and many other official handles jumped in to congratulate the team. After the match, Rohit went to take the trophy, and team India was seen in a happy mood and celebrating.