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.
T 1770 - The debut commentator ... hahah !! and the victory celebration among well wishers .. pic.twitter.com/yPQ022HW1m
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) February 15, 2015
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:
Congratulations Indian Team on victory in ICC World Cup's first match; wish you continued success in coming matches #PresidentMukherjee
Congrats Team India. Well played. We are all very proud of you.
What a convincing victory by Team India. Way to go...
Namaskar. Hamari Bhartiya Cricket team ko is jeet ke liye meri taraf se bohot bohot badhaai.
T 1770 - Well played INDIA .. entire team showed resolve, talent and determination ..!! May you continue such onwards .. JAI HIND !!
Sridevi Boney Kapoor
Congratulations India.Great start, keeping our record intact.Fantastic game our team played.Outplayed them completely Virat man of the match
Well played India! Cool, clinical and in control! We sweated at home more then you did on the field. #INDvsPAK
World Cup Record Intact - एक विराट जीत !!!!
Meanwhile, Bachchan was in the commentary box as part of his latest release "Shamitabh", which released on 6 February.