Okay, first of all, take a breath. I know you need it. Take a deep breath and process what just happened.
Afghanistan restricted India to a total of 224. Yes, Afghanistan - the biggest underdogs. Yes, India - the favourites to win the World Cup.
So close, yet so far!— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) June 22, 2019
Afghanistan come painfully close to their first #CWC19 win but fall short by 11 runs. A professional bowling display seals the deal for India! #INDvAFG | #TeamIndia | #AfghanAtalan pic.twitter.com/Pw58ZCDrMa
The match went down to the second last ball, with the likeliness of a win tilting with every passing over. Ultimately, India won but that doesn't take away from the fact that Afghanistan deserved to win it just as much. Twitter seems to agree with on this, read on:
What a game. Hats off to @ACBofficials for their tremendous courage and skills in giving India a run for their money. Fantastic effort from @MohammadNabi007 but India holding their nerves in the end. #INDvAFG— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) June 22, 2019
India win the match but Afghanistan have won the hearts. Great fight against a team who had lost just one out of last 15 World Cup games. #INDvAFG— Mazher Arshad (@MazherArshad) June 22, 2019
Amazing match, glad India won but Afghanistan played really well, this was too close for comfort! #INDvAFG— Ash (@C4EAsh) June 22, 2019
What is this #INDvAFG ??? Can someone translate into English ?— Abhijit Iyer-Mitra (@Iyervval) June 22, 2019
Well played India to defend a moderate total: but hey, today belongs to the men from Afghanistan.. you guys have done your country very very proud. For 90 overs you were better than India and that takes some doing! SALUTE! #IndvAFG— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) June 22, 2019
Take a bow, Afghanistan. You made the world’s best sweat, and sweat hard. #INDvAFG— Abhijit Majumder (@abhijitmajumder) June 22, 2019
India wins. Afghanistan also wins ❤️ Cricket too 👏 #INDvAFG— Manak Gupta (@manakgupta) June 22, 2019
Tough luck, Afghanistan, whose lads gave India a far sterner test than Pakistan https://t.co/R4YH2EdDmT— Ishaan Tharoor (@ishaantharoor) June 22, 2019
ICC World Cup 🏆Extraordinary play by Afghanistan. The best fight against India 🇮🇳. Tough luck!!!— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) June 22, 2019
Hat-trick-Shami to finish it off. How many teams would have finished the game so clinically. Well done India.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) June 22, 2019
Jingoism aside but this was more exciting than India Vs Pakistan— Kunal Kamra (@kunalkamra88) June 22, 2019
Ladies and Gentlemen, match of the world cup ! #INDvAFG— William Fakespeare (@kaaaMBA) June 22, 2019
I have so enjoyed watching this game. The run-rate not a factor, good old-fashioned runs and wickets.— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) June 22, 2019
India manage 224 for 8 in 50 overs. Middle order completely exposed. What if Kohli had not scored? Why no Rishabh Pant? First not in 15, now not in 11. Why? #INDvAFG— Manak Gupta (@manakgupta) June 22, 2019
Good fight by Afganistan. They Deserve a win. #INDvAFG— SanjayAgarwal (@SanjayA99143731) June 22, 2019
India : Tell me a joke.— Pandey (@Jhalla_wallah) June 22, 2019
Afghanistan : Boundaries in slog overs.
India : I don't get it.
Afghanistan : Lol. Exactly.#INDvAFG
Rishabh Pant's chances of getting into playing XI becoming stronger each day. #INDvAFG— Trendulkar (@Trendulkar) June 22, 2019