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Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and other B-town celebs laud Under-19 Indian Cricket team for World Cup victory

A string of celebrities including Big B, SRK and Anil Kapoor congratulated the young brigade.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: February 03, 2018 16:52 IST ]
Bollywood celebrities' Twitter reaction on World Cup victory
Bollywood celebrities' Twitter reaction on World Cup victory

Under-19 Indian cricket team lifted the coveted world cup trophy by defeating Australia by eight wickets at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui in New Zealand on Saturday. The young brigade coached by Rahul Dravid created history by winning the world cup for the fourth time. In the country where cricket is a religious, celebrations kick-started soon after the victory. Social media got flooded with congratulatory messages and wishes poured in from all the corners. Bollywood celebs too congratulated the Under-19 Indian Cricket team for this massive win. A string of celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter to congratulate the boys in blue.

Here's what they tweeted:

Amitabh Bachchan: T 2603 -YEEEAAAHHHHHHHH !! #INDIACHAMPIONS !! UNDER 19 WORLD CRICKET CHAMPIONS .. THE ONLY NATION TO HAVE WON 4 TIMES !! AMAZING ! Well done India U19 cricket , you have given us such pride and joy ! INDIA ! INDIA ! INDIA"

 

Shah Rukh Khan: Wow. What a proud moment for young India. Well done lil ones.May u keep conquering the world. And keep playing FIFA ...on the side. A great morning.

 

Raveena Tandon: @Under19WorldCup our Young #BoysInBlue waved the #BharatArmy"flag dedicating their win to Indian Army ! Awesome gesture! #WorldCupunder19 #deshKeYuvak kaise hon? Aise bano,Bhai,aise bano! "

 

Farhan Akhtar: Congratulations team India. Well played. Well deserved. And a special mention for Rahul Dravid who is giving back to the game like a true champion. #ICCU19CWC

 

Vivek Oberoi: Yayyy! Congrats team India under 19 and the amazing #RahulDravid ! So proud of u! Unbeaten champs through the tournament! 4world titles a record we are all so proud of! Jai hind #BoysinBlue #under19worldcup @BCCI

Arjun Kapoor: We are the champions! Congrats under 19 team India for this amazing victory! #U19CWC

 

Riteish Deshmukh: #ManjotKalra you beauty #TeamIndia the champions. The WALL #RahulDravid stands tall in this victory. Congratulations !! वाह!! दिल जीत लिया.....#U19WorldCup

 

Anil Kapoor: And our #boysinblue have done it again! Congratulations #TeamIndia on winning the #U19CWCFinal! It’s been a delight to watch you all play!! The future of Indian Cricket is strong & bright! Congratulations to the proud coach #RahulDravid as well!! #INDvAUS

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