Former cricketing greats Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag applauded India on twitter after they beat Pakistan by 203 runs in the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup at Christchurch in the semifinals on Tuesday.
“Quality play with great dominance in all departments. Splendid display! Good luck for the finals,” Tendulkar tweeted.
Virender Sehwag who is known for his rib-tickling tweets took on twitter tweeting “That was brutal. What a win for our boys, thoroughly out playing Pakistan. Best wishes for the finals #INDvsPAK #U19WorldCup”
“Far superior performance than any side in the tournament. Congrats #TeamIndia. Just one step away from a huge milestone. The opportunity to play in a world cup final does not come everyday.. so, make the most of it,” Raina tweeted.
BCCI also took to twitter “Well played #IndiaU19. Brilliant team effort and now one step closer to the World Cup #U19WC #INDvPAK #ICCU19WorldCup.” India now face three-time winners Australia on Saturday in the finals.