India lost the finals against Australia on Sunday, leading to heartbreak for the nation where cricket is considered a religion. The entire stadium in Ahmedabad, where the finals took place, was jam-packed, with almost every top celebrity from Indian cinema present to witness what could have been a historic win for Team India. Unfortunately, the loss led to widespread discouragement.
However, several celebrities took to their social media platforms to support Team India and empathize with the people, acknowledging that wins and losses are an integral part of the game.
Ayushmann Khurrana, who also witnessed the match live, shared photos and videos, stating, “You guys will always be remembered as the toughest side of #WorldCup2023.”
Vivek Oberoi was also there at the stadium. He posted a video of himself after the match and said, “Super heartbroken, especially Vivaan. Commendable play by our #teamindia throughout this series. Today could have been our big W, but through and through, we will be the biggest fans of our #MenInBlue, and the next cup will be ours. Jai Hind.”
Actress Kajol remarked, “Haar kar jitne wale ko bajigar kehte hain! Well played, Team India. Congratulations, Australia, on another World Cup!”
Abhishek Bachchan described Team India’s performance as a “valiant effort.”
Anushka Sharma and Athiya Shetty were also seen as heartbroken after India’s defeat in the World Cup 2023 finals against Australia. Their reactions after the match went viral on social media.
The Cricket World Cup 2023 began on October 11, and India remained undefeated throughout the entire tournament, displaying exemplary performance. However, in the finals, India lost the toss, and Australia chose to bat first. Despite taking early wickets in the match, India failed to defend a target of 240 runs, leading to a heartbreaking defeat in the tournament.