Team India earned their semifinal spot after a 28-run win over Bangladesh in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 clash at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Tuesday. The Men In Blue thus became the second team after reigning five-time World Champions Australia to book their place in the last four. Meanwhile, this loss has also ended Bangladesh's hopes of qualifying for the semis and they will now be playing for pride in their next match against Pakistan.
The fans were very happy and thrilled with India's impressive win as they took to social media to shower praises on the Virat Kohli-led side after they booked their place in the final four. Apart from the fans, even the cricketing fraternity came forward to congratulate the two-time winners.
Former Indian batsman VVS Laxman came forward to congratulate the Indian team. At the same time, he also hailed the spirits of the Bangladesh side.
Even veteran Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh came with a congratulatory message as well.
Cricketer-turned-commentator Sanjay Manjrekar hailed the Men In Blue's commanding entry into the semis.
Former Indian Test opener Aakash Chopra not only praised India's entry into the semis but also urged them to repeat the heroics of 2011.