Pakistan set a new record by defeating India for the first time in the history of the World Cup, but before this victory, those who thought of winning the Green Shirts could hardly have expected such a glorious victory.
The fourth match of the Super 12 stage of the T20 World Cup was the first match of both the teams in the event in which hardly anyone could have hoped for such a glorious victory of Pakistan considering the previous record. In reply to India’s 151 runs in 20 overs Partnership of 153 runs in the fifth ball of the 17th over won the heart.
The stunning victory of the Green Shirts was followed by a storm of thanks, congratulations, memes and interesting comments on social media. Showbiz stars are not far behind.
“We have waited a long time to enjoy this victory,”
Mehwish Hayat wrote, applauding the boys. We are proud of you for your Class A performance in the T20 World Cup.
Well done Boys in Green.We’ve waited a long time to savour this victory. So proud to see you bring your A game to the T20 World Cup today. You pulled together as a team in every department.What I witnessed was truly world class. Great start!🤍Now let’s bring that trophy home.🏆🇵🇰 pic.twitter.com/whyTXHmSVC— Mehwish Hayat TI (@MehwishHayat) October 24, 2021
Ali Zafar shared with his followers the scenes of celebration on the streets after the victory.
Mahira Khan also expressed her happiness.
OUUFFFFFF!!! Heart is bursting with pride… waaaaah! 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰🇵🇰 #PakvsIndia— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) October 24, 2021
Farhan Saeed declared everything from bowling and batting to fielding flawless.
Humayun Saeed expressed happiness that those who thought that Pakistan would not win were proved wrong.
This is no ordinary victory… This is a reminder that Pakistanis must always hold their heads high. I had been hearing this entire past week that Pakistan won't win, no chance! And this from our own people! So so proud of our team for proving everyone wrong!! Well done!!! pic.twitter.com/1Me4iWhEJJ— Humayun Saeed (@iamhumayunsaeed) October 24, 2021
“This is not a general victory but a reminder that Pakistanis should always keep their heads down,” he said.
Adnan Siddiqui remarked that the match put everyone on edge.
Atta boys!!!! Mashallah what a performance by you guys! From start to finish, the match kept us on the edge. Men in blue gave a good fight too;)! Ultimately cricket won! #PakVsInd pic.twitter.com/U931LKu2tj— Adnan Siddiqui (@adnanactor) October 24, 2021
Others who congratulated him on the historic victory include Manal Khan, Ayman Khan, Sajjal Ali and others.
Pakistan will play its next Super 12 match against New Zealand on Tuesday, followed by a match against Afghanistan on Friday.