All eyes were glued to the screen as India played against Bangladesh in India’s penultimate match of the group stage at the ICC World Cup 2019 in Birmingham.
The excitement among fans on social media was palpable. Check out the reactions to the most important events during the match below!
Indian Fans Unhappy with Third Umpire’s Decision
Indian fans were unhappy with the review decision in the India-Bangladesh match.
So India loses a review because the umpire doesn't know if there is an edge or not??#INDvBAN— Ryan (@Surgyen) July 2, 2019
You don’t give the benefit of doubt to Rohit Sharma when it’s a clear not out and today when it’s actually out the 3rd umpire ends up giving the batsmen benefit of doubt! Poorly done @ICC @cricketworldcup #INDvBAN pic.twitter.com/xAGg9C6t0q— Aarushi Singhi (@AarushiSinghi) July 2, 2019
Memes Took Over Twitter as Dhoni Got Out
Dhoni’s exit resulted in a meme-fest on Twitter.
Netizens Disappointed as India Lose More Wickets
Netizens expressed disappointment on Twitter as Virat Kohli and Hardik Pandya got out.
After India’s two-wicket loss, MS Dhoni’s arrival on the field cheered some.
Dhoni Dhoni Dhoni Dhoni #INDvBAN— MSDhooooooni (@jtechnicals) July 2, 2019
Lets start with classic defense
The loss of another wicket — this time, Rishabh Pant’s — brought down the spirits once again.
??Rishabh Pant OUT! He was just 2 runs behind from his half century.I'm getting worried that what will happen now.All the strikers are out. I hope DK can do something #INDvBAN ?— Pia Sharma (@pia_sharma15) July 2, 2019
This Cricket Fan Won Hearts on the Internet
This cricket supporter at the India-Bangladesh match won many hearts on social media, with many calling her an ‘internet sensation’.
Ro‘Hit’: Cricketers, Fans Celebrated Rohit Sharma’s 4th Century
‘Hitman’ Rohit Sharma hit his fourth century of the ICC World Cup 2019 and fans on social media could not keep calm! However, the player got out at 104.
5th century in 15 World Cup innings for Rohit Sharma. Amazing hunger and consistency. #IndvBan— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) July 2, 2019
Expectations Ran High As India Played Against Bangladesh
Expectations for the opening duo of Rohit Sharma — who is now the highest scorer of this world cup — and KL Rahul were high as India played Bangladesh at Edgbaston, Birmingham.
#INDvBAN the way Rohit sharma bats promises another double century??— Prasanth_0222 (@0222Prasanth) July 2, 2019
‘Two National Anthems. One Writer’: Netizens Remembered Tagore
Right before the match, the two teams sang the national anthems of their respective countries and netizens were quick to point out that the national anthems of both India and Bangladesh were written by Rabindranath Tagore.
That moment before the match when both national anthems are written by the same great man Rabindranath Tagore. #IndiaVsBangladesh— Arunoday Mukharji (@ArunodayM) July 2, 2019
Both nation’s national anthem was written by the one & only #RabindranathTagore. While we may support different teams to win today, creativity and art shall keep us united! #INDvBAN pic.twitter.com/pmpiXihgHn— Nakash Aziz (@AzizNakash) July 2, 2019
Yes I am a #Bengali and I will be supporting #India today— Mayukh Ranjan Ghosh (@mayukhrghosh) July 2, 2019
Yes I am a Bengali and I will be proud of #Tagore today who wrote National anthem for both India & #Bangladesh
Yes I am a Bengali and I will be singing both the anthems because these are bengali songs.#INDvBAN
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