Reacting to India crashing out of the 2019 World Cup after losing to New Zealand in the semi-final, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “A disappointing result, but good to see the fighting spirit of #TeamIndia till the very end.” “Wins and losses are part of life. Best wishes to the team for their future endeavors.
After today’s bizarre evening for Indian fans, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi tweeted, “Though there are a billion broken hearts tonight, Team India, you put up a great fight.” Gandhi added that Team India deserve “our love and respect”. The Wayanad MP also congratulated New Zealand on their “well-earned win.”
Reacting to India losing the 2019 World Cup semi-final to New Zealand on Wednesday, Aamir Khan tweeted, “I just wish it hadn’t rained yesterday… the result might have been different.” “For me, India had already won the World Cup when we qualified as the number one team at the top of the list for the semi-finals,” he added.
Meanwhile Congress MP Shashi Tharoor tweeted, “They had a great run in World Cup, topped the table…lost only one match in group stage. They’re still the best team in world cricket,” tweeted for the same “Let’s be gracious enough to congratulate Kiwis,” the Thiruvananthapuram MP further wrote.
India lost to New Zealand by 18 runs and Kiwis reach World Cup final for the second straight time. This is the second straight time that India has been eliminated in semi-finals from the World Cup. The semi-final was played over two days after Tuesday’s rain interrupted play.