• Amitabh Bachchan with his fansVarinder Chawla
  • Amitabh Bachchan with his fansVarinder Chawla
  • Amitabh Bachchan with his fansVarinder Chawla

Cricket lovers celebrated grandly on Sunday, 15 February, after team India won against Pakistan in their opening match of World Cup 2015, in Adelaide.

From the jawans of the Border Security Force (BSF), Bollywood celebs, and other cricket fans in India were in a festive mood after India won by 76 runs in its first match against arch rival Pakistan.

Meanwhile, megastar Amitabh Bachchan who did the commentary for the match celebrated the success of India with his fans outside his residence in Mumbai. He celebrated the moment by draping the tricolour Indian flag.  

Other prominent figures like India's President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, Yuvraj Singh, singing sensation Lata Mangeshkar and other B-town celebs congratulated team India for their amazing performance in the most-awaited match.

Check the Twitter wishes of politicians and celebs:

Pranab Mukherjee

Congratulations Indian Team on victory in ICC World Cup's first match; wish you continued success in coming matches #PresidentMukherjee

Narendra Modi

Congrats Team India. Well played. We are all very proud of you.

Sachin Tendulkar

What a convincing victory by Team India. Way to go...

Lata Mangeshkar

Namaskar. Hamari Bhartiya Cricket team ko is jeet ke liye meri taraf se bohot bohot badhaai.

Amitabh Bachchan

T 1770 - Well played INDIA .. entire team showed resolve, talent and determination ..!! May you continue such onwards .. JAI HIND !!

Sridevi Boney Kapoor

Congrats Team India on your super victory against Pak in WC15. You make India super proud! #IndvsPak#जयहिन्द#CantBeatIndia@BoneyKapoor

Boney Kapoor

Congratulations Team India on amazing victory against Pakistan today. More power to you. #IndvsPak #जयहिन्द #CantBeatIndia

Arjun Rampal

Congratulations India.Great start, keeping our record intact.Fantastic game our team played.Outplayed them completely Virat man of the match

Boman Irani

Well played India! Cool, clinical and in control! We sweated at home more then you did on the field. #INDvsPAK

Yuvraj Singh

Well done boys ! @imVkohli bigger the occasion bigger the performance ! Happy for Jatt ji @SDhawan25

Ritiesh Deshmukh

World Cup Record Intact - एक विराट जीत !!!!

Shashi Tharoor

One of the great things about our victory is that the stars were players who had been out of form lately (@imVkohli @ImRaina @SDhawan25 )

VVS Laxman

Congrats Team India.Clinical performance.Good to see the way the bowlers bowled today. Lots of positives #INDvPAK #CWC2015

It's unbelievable how Indians all over the world celebrate a win over Pakistan. It's like celebrating Diwali again:) #IndvPak #CWC15

Meanwhile, Bachchan was in the commentary box as part of his latest release "Shamitabh", which released on 6 February.