The Pakistan cricket team did what few thought last night: they beat India by 10 wickets in a World Cup game. There have been many firsts in the T20 game: the first time Pakistan beat India in a World Cup, the first time Pakistan won a game with 10 terrains and the first time India lost with 10 terrains. But the game has also taught us the joys of sport.
Aside from congratulations and shouts of joy, Twitter was full of memes and jokes, but also videos and photos of Babar Azam, Muhammad Rizwan and Virat Kohli that they shared shortly after the game.
The Indian captain shook the Pakistani captain’s hand and hugged Rizwan tightly. The moment solidified in the hearts of cricket fans as one celebrating a shared love for the game.
Pakistan’s match against India was their first during this year’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. As you may recall, the team won the toss and decided to field. At this point, Pakistani netizens had no way of knowing the joy that awaited them. They were deeply wounded souls, fighting the misery of rising oil prices, inflation and the overconfidence of Indian cricket fans built over years of winning.
Despite a huge defeat to Pakistan in a T20 World Cup Super 12 suit on Sunday, captain Virat Kohli confirmed the “Spirit of Cricket” as he interacted with the competition gamers after the suit. Pakistan defeated India with the aid of using 10 wickets on Sunday in on the Dubai International Stadium. Openers Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam stitched collectively a 152-run partnership to assist Pakistan cruise to withinside the chase. Kohli become visible speakme to Pakistan`s starting duo proper after the suit. Broadcasters additionally confirmed Team India mentor MS Dhoni in communique with a few Pakistan cricketers after the sport and it despatched social media right into a nation of meltdown.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) took to social media to proportion a picture of Kohli interacting with Rizwan, Azam and captioned it as, “Spirit of Cricket! #WeHaveWeWill”.