India suffered an agonisingly close nine-run defeat in the final against England after putting up a splendid show in the nail-biting encounter at Lord's. However, Twitterati lavished praises over Indian women's brave performance against the hosts. Here are some of the best reactions.
Her name is "Pun"am Raut for a reason :D
#WWC17Final— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) July 23, 2017
Harmanpreet and Punam are putting the Kaur partnership that will Raut England.
Well, she has certainly made the whole NATION proud :)
Goswami strikes for India! Not my friend Arnab but Jhulan!! 😃👍 #WWC17Final— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) July 23, 2017
The girls certainly made us proud, and the legends sent out their heartfelt wishes.
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
Gautam Gambhir (@GautamGambhir) July 23, 2017
sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 23, 2017
VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 23, 2017
India might have lost the battle, but they won the war - They've
"You play like a girl" - Finest compliment from this day forward!— Sriram Sullia (@Sriramsullia) July 23, 2017
How many of us knew even one girl's name? Now all — Mitali, Jhulan, Harmanpreet, Raut, Veda — are household names. That's a win #WWC17Final— Abhijit Majumder (@abhijitmajumder) July 23, 2017
You can always take positives out of defeats - positives like this, for example. :D
Atleast we didn't do something as stupid as Brexit. #IndvsEng— SAGAR (@sagarcasm) July 23, 2017
Life, Death, Taxes and Virender Sehwag trolling Piers Morgan. Some things in life never change. B)
Me and all of India prouder even in this loss than you can ever be mate.We fought well &will only get better & stronger.— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 23, 2017
Enjoy for a change! https://t.co/Dv1gn2jpWn
Can someone confirm this, please?
Akshay Kumar is here to deliver the Namaste London speech. #WWC17Final— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) July 23, 2017