Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reacted after New Zealand defeated India by 18 runs in the 2019 World Cup that was played over two days. “A disappointing result, but good to see #Team India’s fighting spirit till the very end. India batted, bowled, fielded well throughout the tournament, of which we are very proud. Wins and losses are part of life. Best wishes to the team for their future endeavors”, PM tweeted.

Former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi also consoled the Indian team and took on to social media to commend them for their performance. “Though there are a billion broken hearts tonight, Team India, you put up a great fight and are deserving our love and respect”, he tweeted.

He congratulated the New Zealand team for reaching the finals of the 2019 World Cup. “Congratulations to New Zealand on their well-earned win. that gives them a place in the 2019 World Cup”, Rahul added to his tweet.
After the match skipper, Virat Kohli thanked all fans who were present in huge numbers for coming during the post-match presentation.