Indian Hockey Team Creates History & This Is How Sachin Congratulated Them

Wow, what a stellar achievement!

Indian Hockey Team Creates History & This Is How Sachin Congratulated Them
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While the entire world's eyes were fixated at The Oval where Indian Cricket team were playing Pakistan, there was an entirely different India vs Pak game being played in the same city. Needless to say, yesterday was a disappointing day for us Indians, not only we lost a cricket match but also we lost a final. Not only we lost the final, we lost the final to Pakistan - out most bitter rivals and since then it has left us with a sour taste in our mouth along with a huge, tasty slice of humble pie. 

Speaking of humble pie, India's humiliation of Pakistan in hockey demanded exactly that! India smashed Pakistan 7-1 creating a record in the process. So while it was a bad day for most of the Indians, hockey followers and fans aren't that sad though. Defeating Pakistan is always fun and when we do that 7-1, it deserves massive respect. 

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History

History

Since the two nations were divided, sport found a way to transcend those barriers and even before cricket's meteoric rise to popularity, hockey was used as a barometer to judge the superiority. Indian hockey team of yesteryear, as good as they were, found it very difficult to trump the Pakistani counterparts but yesterday, Indian hockey team gave a statement of intent, a statement that suggested that the scale has finally tipped towards India.

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India's 7-1 thumping saw them make a new record for the biggest margin of victory over Pakistan and it wasn't a win, it was a statement. Soon the congratulatory posts flooded in led by none another than Sachin Tendulkar.

Here's the ever young Anupam Kher's tweet

Here's Sachin's tweet

Not only Sachin, many other celebrities congratulated the Indian Hockey Team too! 

Here's Varun Dhawan's tweet

Cricket or hockey, Raina will always give 100% support

Here's 'Macho' Anil Kapoor's tweet

And the beautiful Dia Mirza's tweet

Here's Manoj Bajpayee congratulating team India amidst the despair

And here's Michael Vaughan's cheeky tweet

Well played Mr Vaughan, well played.

Did you congratulate Indian Hockey Team on Twitter?