Women In Blue Snatch Defeat From Jaws Of Victory In World Cup 2017, Bollywood Reacts

The women in blue threw it away and India has lost to England by nine runs. Bollywood stars, including Shah Rukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor, Preity Zinta and Shraddha Kapoor are disappointed like the rest of us

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Women In Blue Snatch Defeat From Jaws Of Victory In World Cup 2017, Bollywood Reacts
The final match of the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 is over and the women in blue were defeated by England.

A late collapse, sparked by five wickets in 19 balls from Anya Shrubsole, saw England snatch victory away from the Indian team.

To take you down memory lane, Lord’s is the same cricket ground where Kapil Dev lifted the Cricket World Cup in 1983. And everyone was hoping that Indian women will repeat the feat today.

Here is what Bollywood had to say about the defeat:

Shah Rukh Khan tweeted: “I wish I was there to give the Lovely Ladies a hug. Be proud girls we have achieved greatness today. @BCCIWomen u made all Indians

Anushka Sharma tweeted: Salute the determination & passion shown by the women in blue! Tough luck. But girls, you've won our hearts ❤ @BCCIWomen #WWC17"

Amitabh Bachchan wrote: "Until you loose, you shall never know the joy of victory ! Well played ladies .. Bhartiya Nari Zindabad !! WWC17"

Shahid Kapoor tweeted: “This team has woken us all up to women's cricket in india. Great game girls. Almost had it. #proud”

Sushant Singh Rajput tweeted: “Extremely proud of you Team India !!! Proud Proud Proud!!! Take a bow”

Preity Zinta was all praise for the team and wrote: “Sad 2see India lose today but very proud 2see the girls make it 2the finals👍🇮🇳Hard luck #GirlsinBlue & Congrats England”

Irrfan Khan had words of encouragement for the team: “No matter a game won or lost , you all played with fervour , grit and immense passion ! Be proud ladies...”

Bhumi Pednekar tweeted: “Well played Team India.Pat on the back 🙏🏻Very proud of you girls  #WWC2017 #WomensWorldCup”

Shraddha Kapoor tweeted: “It's OK team India. You girls made it to the finals!!! That in itself is such a proud moment. #WomensWorldCup2017 Girl power all.the.way”

Mandira Bedi wrote: “The determination shown by the women in blue was a treat to watch! Tough luck team but you've won our hearts ❤ @BCCIWomen #WWC17”

The Indian team had a promising start but it was not their day today. Mithali Raj and team made a brave effort and hats off to them for that!

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