Aamir Khan, Bollywood stars console Indian team in emotional notes

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The Indian cricket team lost semi-finals to New Zealand but received a warm welcome from Bollywood stars and were lauded for their efforts.

Aamir Khan penned an emotional note for the blue shirts, praising them for their performance throughout the tournament.

In a tweet, he wrote: “Hard luck Virat. Just wasn’t our day today. For me, India had already won the World Cup when we qualified for the semis at the top of the list as the No 1 team. Well played guys, throughout the tournament. I just wish it hadn’t rained yesterday… The result might have been different.” The actor signed off the note, saying “But well done, proud of our team. Love.”

Other Bollywood stars including Arjun Rampal and Varun Dhawan were also quick to comfort the players and extended their appreciations for their efforts in the game.

Arjun Rampal wrote, “Loved supporting our #teamindia you guys played awesome cricket. Just not our day today. I can’t imagine how distraught you guys must be feeling. Thank you for all the wonderful matches you played. Gave us so much to cheer. Love my team. #TeamIndia.”

Varun Dhawan wrote, “Respect and thank you team India for giving us everything. #NZvsIND.”

Bipasha also came forward with a supportive tweet for the boys.

“#teamindia all the best for the future challenges. We are proud of you. Today was just #onebadday ! @msdhoni you and @imjadeja were so good#CricketWorldCup2019.”

India faced hard luck as New Zealand reached their second consecutive World Cup final by defending a target of only 240 with 18 runs to spare.