Despite India's heart-breaking defeat against the mighty English side by nine runs in the Women's World Cup Final at Lords on Sunday, cricket fraternity, Bollywood stars and politicians took to Twitter to congratulate the Mithali Raj-led Team India for their fighting spirit.
Here is how they reacted:
Our women cricketers gave their best today. They have shown remarkable tenacity & skill through the World Cup. Proud of the team! @BCCIWomen— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 23, 2017
From an empty stadium in playoffs to entire nation glued in finals.Well played Girls.Proud— ShainaNC (@ShainaNC) July 23, 2017
New era for Women's Cricket in India#WWC17Final
Super proud of the girls. Tough luck today but womens cricket in India has truly arrived. Thank you girls .Salute your spirit.#WWC17Final— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 23, 2017
Even Broken Hearts Can Laugh!!
These Women have started a revolution & I couldn't be more proud