Virender Sehwag and other Indian cricketers congratulate PV Sindhu for assuring country a medal in badminton at Rio Olympics

21-year old badminton player from Hyderabad, India, PV Sindhu made the entire country proud on Thursday when she beat World No. 6 Nozomi Okuhara from Japan to enter the badminton finals in women’s singles category at Rio Olympics. With her historic win, Sindhu has assured India of another medal now. While she has her hands placed on Silver, Gold too is in the sight now. ALSO READ: Indian cricket fraternity express joy over Sakshi Malik’s bronze medal win in Rio Olympics 2016.

Sindhu’s marvellous effort was being watched and followed by millions in India and across the globe, who were rooting for the tall, lanky player. Playing in the Olympics for the first time, Sindhu made the entire nation proud. All eyes are now set on the final, which will take place on Friday. She will take on World No. 1 Carolina Marin in the match for either Silver or Gold.

Her historic win broke the internet as millions took to the social media space to congratulate her. Indian cricketers too were not far behind as they gave a pat on her back. Here’s what they said: