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This is how Big B congratulated women's hockey team on Asian Champions Trophy win

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team for winning the Asian Champions Trophy. The 74-year-old actor took to Twitter to extend his warm wishes. "T 2433 -INDIA WINS !!! Womens Hockey

India TV Entertainment Desk, Mumbai [ Updated: November 06, 2016 12:08 IST ]
Indian women's hockey team clinches maiden Asian Champions Trophy title

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team for winning the Asian Champions Trophy. The 74-year-old actor took to Twitter to extend his warm wishes.

"T 2433 -INDIA WINS !!!  Womens Hockey wins Asian Championship, BEATS China .. yeeeaaaahhhhhhh !! COME ON INDIA !! Jai Hind," Big B tweeted.

India beat China 2-1 in the thrilling summit clash to lift the title in Singapore.

India's earlier best finish in the Women's Asian Champions Trophy came in the last edition in 2013 when it finished runner-up to Japan.

Saturday's win by the eves comes a week after the men's team beat Pakistan to reclaim the Asian Champions Trophy in Kuantan, Malaysia.

Deepika scored the winner in the 60th minute as she slammed home a penalty corner rebound to trigger celebrations in the Indian camp.

Deep Grace Ekka had given the Indians the lead in the 13th minute but Zhong Mengling pulled China level in the 44th minute.

The welcome result for the Indian women's team comes days after men beat Pakistan to reclaim the Asian Champions Trophy in Kuantan, Malaysia.

(With agency inputs)

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