The Indian men's badminton team produced a sensational show against Indonesia on Sunday to win the Thomas Cup for the first time. And they beat the favourites, and the most successful team of the tournament 3-0. A clean sweep.
The historic occasion was applauded across the country. Here are some of the best reactions:
What a historic day! An incredible achievement by an incredible Team India to win the #ThomasCup for the first time ever!! Bounced back from tough situations on numerous occasions to win Gold. Kudos to all the players and coaches. Champions, all of you!
- Abhinav A. Bindra OLY (@Abhinav_Bindra) May 15, 2022
Remember the names
- Saina Nehwal (@NSaina) May 15, 2022
The spirit of this Indian team must be applauded
What is it about a team sport that brings out so much emotion. No better feeling than to see an Indian team stand on top of the podium ���� pic.twitter.com/RvLeOP5Tvo
- Viren Rasquinha (@virenrasquinha) May 15, 2022
The littler master approves
Historic moment for all Indians! ������
What a day for Indian Badminton.
- Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 15, 2022
And so does the King
A historic achievement and a massive moment for Indian badminton. Congratulations Team India on winning the Thomas Cup ��������
- Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 15, 2022
...and another King
Congratulations on a splendid performance! https://t.co/CwofRBMzGm
- Viswanathan Anand (@vishy64theking) May 15, 2022
India beat Malaysia, Denmark AND Indonesia to the title!
Brilliant performances and a historical feat from our shuttlers! Beating the best all their way to the win the prestigious #ThomasCup title for the first time in 73 years! #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/yG6HxDoyct
- Sharath Kamal OLY (@sharathkamal1) May 15, 2022
It was a nerve-wracking final!
Goosebumps!!! Congrats Team India #ThomasCup ���� ���� ������
- Mahesh Bhupathi (@Maheshbhupathi) May 15, 2022
This Indian team rewrote the history book
- Saikhom Mirabai Chanu (@mirabai_chanu) May 15, 2022
We feel you, Bops!
Oh my goddddddd. Incredible Incredible Team India ��������������������������������������.. @srikidambi @lakshya_sen @Shettychirag04 @satwiksairaj @PRANNOYHSPRI @dhruvkapilaa @arjunmr #ThomasUberCup2022 pic.twitter.com/Oc79N4nru4
- Rohan Bopanna (@rohanbopanna) May 15, 2022
Oh, he knew how to win alright
- Leander Paes OLY (@Leander) May 15, 2022