The cricket fraternity on Sunday congratulated India after their massive win over South Africa in the second Test match at Pune.
India cricket team beat South Africa by an innings and 137 runs in the second Test match to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. In the process, India also created a new world record of winning most consecutive Test series at home (11).
Former batsman Virender Sehwag was one of the first to congratulate Virat Kohli & Co. He tweeted: "Congratulations Team India on a world record 11th consecutive Test series win. Great all-round performance and 200 points now in the World Test Championship, great beginning. #INDvSA."
Congratulations Team India on a world record 11th consecutive Test series win. Great all round performance and 200 points now in the World Test Championship, great beginning. #INDvSA pic.twitter.com/FUmlzKn9il— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) October 13, 2019
On the ICC World Test Championship points table, India became the first team to touch the 200-point mark.
Congratulating the team, Harbhajan Singh tweeted: "Well done team India @BCCI for winning the 2nd test and series against @OfficialCSA."
Kuldeep Yadav called Kohli's innings 'special' as he played an unbeaten knock of 254 runs.
"Well done boys, fabulous team effort from each and every one. Special innings by @imVkohli bhai," Kuldeep Yadav tweeted.
"Dominating series victory by team India. Fantastic play by #virat #jaddu #shami #umesh #ashwin #INDvsSA," Irfan Pathan tweeted.
Former batsman Mohammad Kaif also lauded the team's effort. He wrote: "So, in the end too easy and an 11th consecutive test series victory at home for India. Fantastic effort from the bowlers after Kohli showed his class. Congratulations Team India #INDvSA."
So, in the end too easy and a 11th consecutive test series victory at home for India.— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) October 13, 2019
Fantastic effort from the bowlers after Kohli showed his class. Congratulations Team India #INDvSA pic.twitter.com/dUdZsOHWNT
"Congratulations Team India on one more comprehensive win. Total team effort. Bowlers were brilliant throughout the match. Catching was good and @Wriddhipops was sensational. Keep it up. #INDvSA," former cricketer VVS Laxman tweeted.
Sachin Tendulkar wrote about the team's consistency.
The third Test match between India and South Africa will be played at Ranchi, starting Saturday.