Imran Khan is Getting a Lot of Love on Twitter for Congratulating India's Test Series Win in Australia
The simple message was appreciated by many on social media who saw the Pakistan PM's tweet as a gracious gesture brimming with sportsman spirit.
Virat Kohli termed the Test series victory in Australia as his biggest achievement till date, rating it higher than the World Cup triumph at home in 2011.
India's recent victory in Australia has prompted celebrations across India. However, an unlikely message of congratulations from across the border has caused many on Twitter to praise Pakistan PM Imran Khan.
After India's historic victor in Australia on Jan 7, social media was flooded with congratulatory messages. Among these was a single tweet by the cricketer turned Pakistani PM Imran Khan.
Congratulations to Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team for the first ever win by a subcontinent team in a test series in Australia— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) January 8, 2019
The simple message was appreciated by many on social media who saw this as a gracious reminder of the amity that could exist between the two countries. Many praised Khan for setting aside political differences and praising the Indian victory like a true sportsperson.
Imran Khan Sahab, you've won many Indian hearts with your heart-warming gesture of congratulating the Indian cricket team for its historic win in Australia.India's PM & Indian people should similarly applaud #Pakistan's achievements.Goodwill begets goodwill.@ImranKhanPTI https://t.co/yLHj00acwo— Sudheendra Kulkarni (@SudheenKulkarni) January 8, 2019
Thank you khan sahab. We might have political differences but when it comes to cricket, you are one of the all time best cricketing brains, your opinion and your wishes matters a lot. Thanks again.— Ravi Tripathi (@rajinder_ravi) January 8, 2019
As per Kohli logic, Imran Khan has to now leave Pakistan and migrate to India! https://t.co/T0y7FXWIbN— Ashok Swain (@ashoswai) January 8, 2019
Good gesture. And hope being a top clas #cricketer you will take notice of @TheRealPCB and the unprofessional way #Pakistan #Cricket Team is being managed as well apparent from embarrassing defeats in #PakVsSA and #PakvsNZ recent series.— Raza Haroon (@mrazaharoon) January 8, 2019
Thank you kaptaan 🙏Respect from 🇮🇳— Kavi🇮🇳🌟 (@kavitweetzzz) January 8, 2019
Imran Khan was a Cricketing Legend himself 🇵🇰❤️❤️ pic.twitter.com/CrqHHvo84L— V. A. S. E. E. M (@DrWaseem611) January 8, 2019
Thank you Sir, for your kind gesture. I wish you all the luck in putting your country to the path of glory.. regards— Manish Joshi (@ManishJoshi4u) January 8, 2019
Thank you khan saab for your kind words....🙏🙏🙏🙏 we are overwhelming....😇💞 more and more love from India 💞💝💓💐💐— Nivedita Rai निवेदिता राय نیویدیتا رائے (@NiveditaRai14) January 8, 2019
Meanwhile, the Indian cricket team has been reaping a lot of praise for its performance in the Test series. Captain Virat Kohli termed the Test series victory as his biggest achievement till date, rating it higher than the World Cup triumph at home in 2011.
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