The bits and pieces jibe is not going to leave cricket commentator Sanjay Manjerekar soon. Even as the World Cup Semi Finals continue with India needing 60 runs of 34 balls to enter the World Cup Finals, Actor Venkatesh Prabhu, better known by his stage name Dhanush took a dig on Sanjay Manjerekar bits and pieces remark and said that India still has bits and pieces of hope.
Retired Tennis legend MAhesh Bhupati has also instilled faith in the team saying that belief is everything. He has used the tagline of Chennai Super Kings as hashtag to lift up the spirit of Team India. He has said #WhistlePodu and instilled faith in the team.
Before him, throwing his weight behind the middle-order of the team to guide the Men in Blue to victory, former Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh took to Twitter to convey that the middle-order of the team should rotate the strike, get singles and move forward. Stressing on the significance of MS Dhoni and his finishing capabilities, Yuvraj hoped that Dhoni will guide the team to victory.
Things got worse when Indian batsmen came out to begin their run chase as they were reduced to 5/3 in the fourth over with pacers Matt Henry and Trent Boult picking up two and a wicket each. This sudden top-order collapse created a panic among the Indian fans. All over the Twiiter, fans prayed for a miracle from MS Dhoni.
Here are some of the reaction: