Pakistan upset arch-rivals India by a huge margin of 180 runs in the final of the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in The Oval on Sunday to become the new champions of the world’s second most coveted cricket tournament in the world. This is also Pakistan’s first triumph over India in an ICC event since 2009, and also their third global title win after World Cup in 1992 and the World T20 in 2009. [বাংলায় পড়ুন: ফাইনালে ভারত হারার পর টুইটারে ঝড়]
Here is how the twitterati reacted Pakistan’s sensational win over India.
— ICC (@ICC) June 18, 2017
Yes Pakistan, you have defeated us. Well played, outplayed us in all departments. Many congratulations, I concede. Best wishes!
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) June 18, 2017
This performance will be remembered long by both Indian and Pakistani fans 🙂 Pakistan 've made this #CT17 truly memorable
@TheRealPCB have shown off all facets of their cricket. Unpredictable,talented, courageous, passionate, victorious
— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) June 18, 2017
Congratulations Pakistan on a really comprehensive victory today. Well played, deserved winners and a great result for Pakistan cricket.
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) June 18, 2017
Brilliant from Pakistan! Embraced aggression, freedom in play. Youth and experience all stood up on the biggest stage! Great scenes.
— Brendon McCullum (@Bazmccullum) June 18, 2017
— Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) June 18, 2017
I was hoping a team in green and gold would win. Seems there was a mix up in countries though 😉
Well done Pakistan, congrats Mickey
— Dale Steyn (@DaleSteyn62) June 18, 2017
— Misbah Ul Haq (@captainmisbahpk) June 18, 2017
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) June 18, 2017
— Mark ZingerBurger🍔 (@FBkaBaap) June 18, 2017
— Nabeel Khan 🇵🇰 (@hyp3rfr3ak) June 18, 2017
– Jannatul Naym Pieal, Correspondent, bdcrictime.com