What cricketers said about India's defeat

Team India led by Kohli lost in the semifinals to England. Their campaign has ended. These are the reactions from few cricket greats.

Sachin Tendulkar: Indian batting cannot always rely on its famed top-order to deliver the goods. Indian batsmen made a mountain out of a molehill during their 240-run chase, losing the match by 18 runs to crash out of the tournament. I am disappointed because we should have chased 240 without any doubt. It wasn't a big total. Yes, New Zealand got off to a dream start by picking those 3 wickets upfront

VVS Laxman: Dhoni and Jadeja were brilliant even though they couldn't finish the job. Congratulations to Kane Williamson and the @BLACKCAPS for making it to a second successive World Cup Finals. Ravindra Jadeja along with Dhoni fought brilliantly and got India so close but NZ were brilliant with the new ball and that was decisive, Laxman tweeted. 

Harbhajan Singh : Feeling heart broken for @BCCI. Congratulations to @BLACKCAPS. Well done @imjadeja.

Gautam Gambhir : I'm proud of the way @BCCI played at the @cricketworldcup. It's disappointing but that's the nature of the game. Well played @BLACKCAPS on a fantastic game and all the best for the final.

Sanjay Manjrekar : India no less a champion side in my eyes. Won 7 lost 2. Last one narrowly. Well done India! Well played Jadeja!,

Ajinkya Rahane :  Well played #TeamIndia throughout the tournament! We fought hard and took it close.

Suresh Raina : Tough luck, boys. Well played. You've won hearts with your efforts throughout the tournament. Congratulations @BLACKCAPS

Ishant Sharma : Well played boys!!! One bad day, you were brilliant the entire tournament. So heads up and let's move forward!! Jai Hind! #TeamIndia.