Twitter abuzz after Afghanistan-India tie match in Asia Cup


India and Afghanistan Tuesday played the second last match of Super Four in 2018 Asia Cup which-unexpectedly- proved to be a thriller and match ended in a tie.

Cricket fans and cricketers praised the match and especially Afghanistan for giving tough time to the Indian team. Earlier, Afghans played a very close match with Pakistan.

After the match, Twitter is buzzing with the comments, praises, and admiration for cricket and Afghanistan team.

Praising Afghanistan team, cricket journalist Saj Sadiq wrote: “What a superb performance from Afghanistan in the Asia Cup. They could have won all 5 matches: Smashed Sri Lanka by 91 runs Thrashed Bangladesh by 136 runs Narrowly lost to Pakistan by 3 wickets (3 balls left) Lost to Bangladesh by 3 runs Tied with India .”

Former Indian player Akash Chopra wrote: “Afghanistan has a copyright on thrillers. And today we can actually say…Cricket is the real winner. Loved it. .”

Former Indian batsman VVS Lakshman wrote: “This must be a special day for  Securing a tie against Team India is a monumental achievement and every Afghanistan player can be very proud of their grit and fight. There is something special in this Afghanistan team, have been most impressivein Asia Cup

Cricket journalist Ihtishamul Haq wrote: ” can’t believe this !!!!! Team afghanistan has given such a tough time to Pakistan & India now. They’re proved that they could be one of the dangerous team in the coming world cup 2019 & in the future.  

Sharing the amazing journey of Afghan team, one user wrote: “1995 – ACB formed 2001 – ICC Affiliate member 2009 – First ODI 2010 – First T20I 2013 – ICC Associate member 2017 – ICC Full member 2018 – Tie with India in an Asian Cup thriller. What a cricketing journey for Afghanistan.”

Sports journalist Faizan Lakhani wrote: “Well played Afghanistan; the most spirited team throughout the tournament. Defeated two better-ranked teams, made Pakistan struggle and tied with India. Afghanistan must be proud of this performance in the Asia Cup.”

Cricket journalist Zainab Abbas wrote: “Afghanistan, all heart! Take a bow .”