India today kicked off its World Cup 2015 campaign against arch rivals Pakistan. As the Men in Blue look to register their first win in this year s tournament, back at home # (Jai Hind) has become the first ever Hindi hashtag trending on Twitter. Also Read - Twitter rolls out reply limit feature availability to all usersAlso Read - Biggest Bitcoin scam: Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and other major Twitter accounts hacked
Jai Hind isn t the only hashtag related to the India vs Pakistan Cricket match either. Other trending hastags include #IndvsPak, #PakvsInd, and #CWC15. Player names like Misbah, Afridi, and Sir Jadeja too are being mentioned in most of the tweets. The ever so optimistic fans have also started tweeting with the hashtag #IndWins. Also Read - Twitter brings voice tweets to iOS as an attempt to 'add a more human touch'
Some of the tweets with the hashtag Jai Hind follows.
God (@TheTweetOfGod) February 15, 2015
More than the Victory over Pakistan let 15th February be remembered for the First ever Hindi Trend ‘Hashtag’ #
Devaan (@Nautankibaba) February 14, 2015
V3NKY (@FCB_Maniac) February 15, 2015
The Indian Cricketers too got into the mood and urged people to tweet with the hashtag # .
Sir Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) February 15, 2015
In case you are away from your TV and are missing the action, there are other ways to keep up-to-date with the ongoing match. You can either use of these five apps for live streaming and score updates on-the-go. Even Twitter and Facebook have integrated new features to be able to follow the game on social media. BCCI has also teamed up with Twitter to offer game updates via missed call.