Mirror Online / Updated: Jan 19, 2021, 15:37 IST
Team India. Photo: Getty Images
Bollywood celebrities, politicians, and sports persons on Tuesday took to Twitter and praised the ‘grit, fearlessness and self-belief’ each and every Indian cricket player showed. People from different walks of life flooded social media with congratulatory wishes after
’s stunning fourth Test and away series win over Australia.
January 19, 2021, will definitely go down in the annals of Indian cricket as one of its most glorious days — when a cobbled-up bunch, missing most of the biggest stars — trumped Australia at its fortress Gabba. It took 32 years and two months, but the unthinkable was achieved as an injury-ravaged young Indian team beat the hosts.
The last time a visiting team came out triumphant from the Brisbane Cricket Ground was back in November 1988 when the West Indian outfit under the leadership of Viv Richards thrashed Allan Border’s team by 9 wickets. What makes the feat even more commendable is how the Indians fought multiple injuries and mental fatigue – due to bio-bubble restrictions — to register a historic win.
In fact, after losing the series, Australia coach Justin Langer said that nothing can be taken for granted and one should not ever underestimate the Indian cricket team.
congratulated the entire team and said that their remarkable energy and passion was visible throughout.
We are all overjoyed at the success of the Indian Cricket Team in Australia. Their remarkable energy and passion wa… https://t.co/SJXTJwpgEm
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1611042538000
and Indian skipper
led tributes to India’s cricketers.
Tendulkar described it as “one of the greatest series wins” after a fearless
helped the visitors hand Australia their first defeat at Brisbane’s Gabba ground since 1988.
EVERY SESSION WE DISCOVERED A NEW HERO.Every time we got hit, we stayed put & stood taller. We pushed boundaries o… https://t.co/O0Nph3AMWT
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) 1611042163000
Virat, who returned home for the birth of his child, tweeted:
WHAT A WIN!!! Yessssss. To everyone who doubted us after Adelaide, stand up and take notice. Exemplary performance… https://t.co/pz5JhDgamH
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) 1611044547000
called it an ‘incredible victory’ and wrote, “Don’t ever underestimate INDIA.”
T 3787 – INDIAAAAA .. INDIA !! INDIAAAA .. INDIA .. 🇮🇳THOK DIYA .. Australia ko .. 💪💪INCREDIBLE VICTORY .. badha… https://t.co/qDqw3Vg8Lx
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) 1611049343000
Here’s how other’s reacted:
What an absolutely marvellous victory for our team!!! Stayed up all night to watch it unfold ball by ball. Now will… https://t.co/aeLB5723nv
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) 1611047112000
Congratulations Team India for an exemplary performance, winning against all odds and creating history…truly Cham… https://t.co/bnrQhJS2Y2
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) 1611047706000
Just a remarkable win…To go to Australia and win a test series in this way ..will be remembered in the history of… https://t.co/xqEqix2BvM
— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) 1611043282000
History has been made at the Gabba! A spectacular series win for #TeamIndia!What a remarkable game of test-cricke… https://t.co/EdDCUn25jt
— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) 1611046178000
This win is going in history books ! Young team beating a experienced Australian side I don’t think I was so proud… https://t.co/x8eUdnTjVY
— Yuvraj Singh (@YUVSTRONG12) 1611047850000
Historic series win for Team India! Youngsters delivered when it mattered, with Gilll and Pant in the forefront. Ha… https://t.co/6C86ZMjqo4
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) 1611041990000
The Moment of joy and pride! Thank you Team India! https://t.co/DtnLsyE4Ki
— Aaditya Thackeray (@AUThackeray) 1611047485000
Iss match pe toh film banni chahiye What a Historic win 🇮🇳❤️❤️❤️#TeamIndia 👏🏻 👏🏻 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 https://t.co/iRptRZXODw
— Kartik Aaryan (@TheAaryanKartik) 1611046128000
“Never ever underestimate any Indian”🇮🇳#INDvsAUS
— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) 1611048595000
Long live test cricket ! No global sport gives you what we just witnessed over the last 2 months. Absolutely love t… https://t.co/LrAqoEx5Ol
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) 1611045639000
Fortress breached.!!! What a win down under.. Tiranga ucha rahe humara..!!!well done boys for the grit, determinati… https://t.co/LlCDeia1r6
— Harleen Kaur Deol (@imharleenDeol) 1611044502000
Team work done right. .Congratulations #TeamIndia 🇮🇳 . An incredible performance and an amazing series win by all t… https://t.co/0ZSICgHjhn
— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) 1611044000000
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