After Sakshi Malik gave us the much-needed medal yesterday, PV Sindhu took the baton forward today and gave us one more medal to rejoice in what has been an underwhelming Olympics for India. As always, the Twitterati hailed the new superstar of badminton, and here are the best ones.
What a smash to finish the match
Out of Saina's shadows; the new superstar in Indian badminton
That's the benefit of having a school of players, if one fails nxt takes charge. Saina was injured, so Sindhu took charge. Thanku Gopichand.— Gabbbar (@GabbbarSingh) August 18, 2016
Bhaiyo es chori ne bhe lath gaad diya proud of #PVSindhu and wish u all the best for finale hope u come up wth gold 🇮🇳— Vijender Singh (@boxervijender) August 18, 2016
Let's not get too greedy
A Gold for Sindhu, Narsingh, Yogeshwar ji. Pls god. You broke my heart for first 12 days. Itna to banta hai.— Leg Gully (@Sarcaism_) August 18, 2016
If there was any minimum age for coaches, Gopichand would have been barred considering he is still looks only 20 ! #Rio2016— The-Lying-Lama (@KyaUkhaadLega) August 18, 2016
The reason for Jadeja's absence today
No Indian victory can be complete without the Pakistan joke
Eating your own words, huh
Don't be surprised if you see Shobha De put on weight by the time Olympics get over. Eating your own words is a high calorie diet.#Rio2016— The-Lying-Lama (@KyaUkhaadLega) August 18, 2016
Silver minted by Sindhu. Chandi ke baad Sona!!!— Shobhaa De (@DeShobhaa) August 18, 2016
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