Bangladesh registered their first-ever win against Sri Lanka in a T20I during their 23-run win over the Islanders in the Asia Cup on Sunday. Twitterati reacted in praise of Bangladesh’s fantastic win over Sri Lanka. Here are some of the top comments.
Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle was all praise of Mustafizur Rahman who took 1 wicket for 19 runs.
Just love watching Muztafizur bowl. Matchwinner. #Sunrisers, something special coming your way.
— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) February 28, 2016
Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra said the better team won and praised Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza’s captaincy during the match.
Don't call it an upset…better team has won tonight. One stat that won't show in any scorecard is Mortaza's captaincy. He's been brilliant.
— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) February 28, 2016
Mumbai Indians tweeted with the handle (@mipaltan):
— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) February 28, 2016
Another Twitterarti praised the Bangladesh players for their awesome win.
What a win! An extremely spirited bunch of cricketers – like Bangladesh – makes for a lovely viewing. Stoked for them. #AsiaCup
— Kritika Naidu (@Kritzika) February 28, 2016
Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) tweeted
To celebrate their victory against Sri Lanka, the Bangladeshi team has been allowed to cross the border into India at night.#BANvSL
— Gaurav Sethi (@BoredCricket) February 28, 2016