ENG vs IND: Twitter Goes Into Overdrive As India Register Thrilling Win Against England At Lord’s | Cricket News – NDTVSports.com

India registered a win for the ages at Lord’s on Monday when they beat England by 151 runs in the dying moments of the final day of the Test. Mohammed Siraj returned 4 for 32 while Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Shami returned two wickets each to help India bowl England out for 120, chasing 272 to win on Day 5. Tributes and wishes poured in on social media after India’s thrilling victory with cricketers and fans hailing the visitors for a superlative performance.

“That was some Test match” tweeted Sachin Tendulkar.

Former India cricketer Virender Sehwag hailed the Indian team for turning their fortunes around on the final day.

Wasim Jaffer, Sehwag’s former India teammate, posted a scene from a popular film to post his wishes.

Sourav Ganguly, R Ashwin, Shikhar Dhawan, Yuvraj Singh, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammed Kaif and Michael Vaughan all congratulated India on the victory.

Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and BCCI secretary Jay Shah also chipped in with their wishes.

Chennai Super Kings posted tweets for the team and Mohammed Siraj.

Earlier, Bumrah and Shami put together an unbeaten 89-run stand to help India take a healthy lead after being in a jittery position at the start of Day 5.

India declared on 282 for 8 after having posted 364 in the first innings. England made 391 in their first innings, led by skipper Joe Root’s unbeaten 180.

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