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World Cup 2019: Nerve wrecking, nail biter performance by Green Shirts; too much for cricket fans to handle

Twitter reacts as Pakistan snatch victory from the jaws of defeat.


Pakistan keeps their hopes alive in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 by beating Afghanistan banking on Imad Wasim and Wahab Riaz’s late carnage at Headingley in Leeds and gets to the 4th spot on the points table.

The Pakistani lower-order batsmen kept their nerves to steal the tie with two balls to spare and three wickets in hand.

It was indeed a nerve-wracking Pakistan’s three-wicket win against Afghanistan that a seasoned journalist started having chest pains while working at Edgbaston’s Press Box, reports local media.

The case was almost the same for the millions of cricket fans who were glued to the TV screens and every ball and every hit became directly proportional to the heartbeats of cricket fans.

Reactions on twitter kept reminding that Pakistan run-chases are not recommended for those with a weak heart or those of a nervous disposition.

Here is how Twitter reacted to the last night’s World Cup’s suspenseful Pak vs Afg match:

Even Pakistani premier tweeted:
“Congratulations to the Pakistan team for keeping their nerve under pressure and in the end winning against Afghanistan. I also especially want to congratulate Afghanistan for the grit and determination with which they played against Pakistan today & against India earlier”.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.