It is a proud moment for the nation. As the men’s badminton team has won their first-ever Thomas Cup title. The team defeated 14-time champions Indonesia 3-0 in an exciting match in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday. Lakshya Sen, Satwiksairaj-Chirag Shetty, and Kidambi Srikanth nailed the prestigious championship and scripted history.
After that, #HistoryCreated began trending on Twitter with delighted people complimenting the team for their epic win. India had never qualified for the finals of the Thomas Cup in 73 years. India is now the 6th nation after China, Indonesia, Japan, Denmark, and Malaysia to win the Thomas Cup title.
The sports ministry announced Rs 1 crore cash prize for the whole squad. Congratulations poured in from legendary Indian sportspersons including Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Sania Mirza, Neeraj Chopra, Mirabai Chanu, and others hailed the team.
Historic moment for all Indians! 🏸👏🏻
What a day for Indian Badminton.
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) May 15, 2022
A historic achievement and a massive moment for Indian badminton. Congratulations Team India on winning the Thomas Cup 🇮🇳🏆👏
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) May 15, 2022
— Sania Mirza (@MirzaSania) May 15, 2022
Congratulations to all the members of #TeamIndia on their historic #ThomasCup win. 🇮🇳 I hope this victory inspires the next generation to play the sport. 🏆 @lakshya_sen @srikidambi @PRANNOYHSPRI @satwiksairaj @Shettychirag04 @arjunmr @dhruvkapilaa
— Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) May 15, 2022
Insydfeed congratulates team India for this great achievement.