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T20 Blind World Cup: Narendra Modi, Vijay Goel congratulate Indian team for defending title

New Delhi: While there is one Indian team fighting against the Bangla Tigers at the historic one-off Test at Hyderabad, the other team fought hard to defend their T20 World Cup title against arch-rivals Pakistan. Yes, it’s the T20 Blind World Cup that was held early on Sunday at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.

Courtesy opener Prakasha Jayaramaiah’s 99-run knock, India chased down a 197-run target with nine wickets in hand.

Here’s how Twitterati reacted to India’s emphatic win:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the first few to congratulate Men in Blue:

Delighted that India won the Blind T20 World Cup. Congratulations to the team. India is proud of their accomplishment.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 12, 2017

The cricketing board of India, BCCI, also congratulated the Indian team:


— BCCI (@BCCI) February 12, 2017

#India win @blind_cricket T20 #WorldCupby decimating #Pakistan by 9 wickets! जीत लिया कप, जीत लिया दिल! बहुत बहुत बधाई!!

— Vijay Goel (@VijayGoelBJP) February 12, 2017

These are some of the others who extended their wishes:

Congratulations to India’s visually impaired cricketers on winning the World Cup. Delighted. They play our game too.

— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 12, 2017

Congratulations on winning T20 world cup for the blind. Amazing. Hats off!

— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) February 12, 2017

Congratulations to the Indian team on winning the #BlindWorldT20 You all made us proud Keep it up

— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) February 12, 2017

Why did u say blind? It really sounds so cheap, Say visually challanged.Thumbs up for all of them.They r real life ‘Kaabil’. #BlindWorldT20

— Virender Sehwag (@VirenderSehweg) February 12, 2017

Many Congratulations to India on winning the #BlindWorldT20 . Without eyes, but not without vision. Super proud .

— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) February 12, 2017

Source: Zee News