Cricket: India v Pakistan -- how Twitter reacted

 20 Mar 2016 - 0:00

Cricket: India v Pakistan -- how Twitter reacted
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Virat Kohli run between the wickets as Pakistans Mohammad Amir looks on during the World T20 cricket tournament match between India and Pakistan, March 19, 2016. AFP Photo

 

Kolkata, March 19, 2016 (AFP) -
How India's six-wicket win over Pakistan at the World Twenty20 played out on Twitter:

"That 50 is worth approximately 237 on this pitch.... "

- Australian star Glenn Maxwell @Gmaxi_32

"It's fair to say @imVkohli is playing at a level very few can match. #superstar #INDvsPAK #WT20."

- Former Australian player Tom Moody @TomMoodyCricket

"Brilliant innings @imVkohli on a tough surface... Well done!!! Expected more from @SAfridiOfficial and @realshoaibmalik with the ball."

- West Indies legend Brian Lara @BrianLara

"From singing of anthem to playing cricket on field. Pakistan absolutely terrible tonight."

- Cricket statistican Mazher Arshad @MazherArshad

"It's over .. Have I stopped trending yet?? ???? #somepeopleseriouslyneedtogetalife ??"

- India tennis star Sania Mirza who is married to Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik after attracting a series of comments throughout the game. @mirzasania

"Good match.. Tough one Pakistan .. Balle balle India @imVkohli you rockstar #bleedblue #sportwins."

- Mirza again

"#INDvPAK in World Cup/T20 1992: W 1996: W 1999: W 2003: W 2007: W W 2011: W 2012: W 2014: W 2015: W 2016: W."

- cricinfo website on India's 11-0 record of Pakistan in the World Cup and World Twenty20

"In Kohli we trust ......#IndvsPak #WCT20 #wegotthis."

- Indian tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi @@Maheshbhupathi

"So I'm assuming nobody in India and Pakistan is participating in earth hour."

- Indian writer and comedian Tanmay Bhat @thetanmay

"Pakistan omitting a spinner for a pace bowler .. U got to be kidding me.."

- Former Pakistan star Ramiz Raja after spinner Imad Wazim was left out of the team @iramizraja