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B-Town lauds Team India for thrilling victory over Bangladesh in World Twenty20

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New Delhi: Bollywood stars took to their respective Twitter handles to bow down to India’s thrilling one-run win over Bangladesh in their third group game of the World Twenty20 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Wednesday.

This is what their tweets read:

“Now that I can breathe free .. WELL PLAYED INDIA !! Winning from 2 runs and 3 balls and then a hat trick on the last is incredible !,” tweeted Amitabh Bachchan.

“MS DHONI you were magnificent tonight vs Bangladesh ..!! It is no joke to stategise the game the way you did, right to the last ball,” read his other tweet.

“YES YES YES.!!! Thank you India my poor heart was in my lap!!! Uff don’t keep it this close next time please,” read Shahrukh Khan’s tweet.

Uploading a snap with Indian Captain, M.S Dhoni, Sushant Singh Rajput, who will be portraying the former in his biopic soon, tweeted, “We can make 100films on U& it’ll still not be enough.U r 1of the best sports mind ever & a GREAT person.We love u MS.”

“What intense drama – I must have burned 500 calories just from the stress of watching #IndvsBan Well done Team India for holding your nerve!,” read Sushant’s other tweet.

“What intense drama – I must have burned 500 calories just from the stress of watching #IndvsBan Well done Team India for holding your nerve!,” tweeted Tiger Pataudi’s daughter Soha Ali Khan.

“What intense drama – I must have burned 500 calories just from the stress of watching #IndvsBan Well done Team India for holding your nerve!,” wrote director Madhur Bhandarkar.

“Absolutely!!! @msdhoni captain cool god of cricket!!! #IndvsBan. But my respect to #Bangladesh for playing so well!,” tweeted Vivek Oberoi.

“Absolutely!!! @msdhoni captain cool god of cricket!!! #IndvsBan. But my respect to #Bangladesh for playing so well!,” read composer Salim merchant’s tweet.

“I had an amazing evening yesterday!!watched a Beautiful film #Oopiri & then fantastic cricket by team india/filled with emotions of victory,” wrote Tollywood star Nagarjuna Akkineni.

“#Dhoni You #Legend I Bow To Captain Cool Ice in his veins #IndvsBan #T20WorldCup @msdhoni *no nails left ffs,” wrote ‘Neerja’ producer Atul Kasbekar.

Put in to bat first, India made 146 for seven on a slow track in their stipulated 20 overs with Suresh Raina top scoring with 30.

In reply, Bangladesh got off to a promising start as Tamim Iqbal (35) and Sabbir Rahman (26 off 15 balls) stitched a 44-run partnership for the second wicket.

Bangladesh were on course to pull off their first ever T20 win over India, needing only two runs off the last three bowls. They, however, lost three wickets in the last three deliveries of Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya, a result which confirmed their exit from the tournament.

India will next play against Australia in their fourth group game in Mohali on Sunday in a bid to secure their spot in the semifinals. (ANI)

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