‘Jahan chah wahan raah’ - Sachin Tendulkar leads wishes on India’s Blind Cricket World Cup win

Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Shikhar Dhawan and Suresh Raina congratulated the Indian team for winning the Blind Cricket World Cup.

cricket Updated: Jan 21, 2018 13:56 IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai
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India defeated Pakistan by two wickets to lift their second Blind Cricket World Cup title in Sharjah on Saturday. (Twitter )

A host of cricketers from present and past including batting legend Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to hail Indian cricket team for winning the Blind Cricket World Cup in Sharjah on Saturday. India defeated Pakistan in a humdinger by two wickets to successfully defend their title.

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Tendulkar posted a touching tribute saying the team has proved the saying ‘where there is a will, there is a way’ correct. “Jahan chah wahan raah... As they rightly say, Determination will get you through everything. A big salute to our entire team. Hearty congratulations on winning the #BlindCricketWorldCup. #TeamIndia,” the little master wrote in his tweet.

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Former India opener Virender Sehwag joined his idol in appreciating the winners, saying it was a proud moment for the country. Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Mohammad Kaif and Manoj Tiwary also took to the micro blogging site to applaud them.

The World Cup winning players also received appreciation from all quarters with the President and the Prime Minister of India wishing them.

Chasing a massive target of 309 in 40 overs, India sneaked home in the penultimate over of the final, thanks to a superb 93 from Sunil Ramesh’s and a brilliant 63 by captain Ajay Reddy.

First Published: Jan 21, 2018 13:50 IST