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“India Creates 1983 WC Moment In Badminton”- Twitter Reacts As Indian Team Scripts History By Winning 1st Thomas Cup In 73 Years

The Indian badminton team has created history by winning the 2022 edition of the Thomas Cup. India was up against Indonesia in the summit clash of the tournament. They beat 14-time champs to take the Thomas Cup title home for the first time in the 73-year history of the tournament.

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Indonesia started as the favorite to win this match because they are the most successful nation in the badminton tournament’s history, having won the championship 14 times. China is behind them with 10 titles, while Malaysia has won it five times. Japan and Denmark took the prize home once each.

Before the 2022 edition of this mega event, India had never advanced beyond the quarterfinals of the tournament. But this year, the team was quite strong, and the players were in form. They qualified for the semifinals with a win against five-time champions Malaysia in the quarterfinals.

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India already made history by securing a medal for the first time, but the Indian men were not satisfied with a bronze medal. They defeated the 2016 champions Denmark and qualified for the final of the competition, and in the final, they overcame 14-time champions Indonesia.

While the quarterfinals and semifinals were close, India blanked Indonesia 3-0 in the final and shocked the Indonesian fans. Lakshya Sen, Satwiksairaj Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty, and Kidambi Srikanth won the singles and doubles matches, completing a hat-trick of wins and securing the trophy for the Indian team.

Fans on Twitter go berserk as India wins the Thomas Cup for the first time ever

Famous politicians, cricketers, and other Indian celebrities posted their reactions to the Indian badminton team’s incredible win. Some cricket fans even compared it to the Indian cricket team’s 1983 World Cup win, which brought about a revolution in the world of cricket. Here are some of the top Twitter reactions to India’s win:

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