How the internet reacted to a nail-biting Pakistan-India cricket final

How the internet reacted to a nail-biting Pakistan-India cricket final
Pakistani cricket fans celebrate as they watch the cricket final match between Pakistan and India at a shopping mall in Lahore on June 18, 2017.
PHOTO: AFP

Pakistan and India's fierce battle for the Champions Trophy title sparked a flood of memes, with cricket fans on both sides of the border capturing the essence of the competition in well-timed witty jokes.

Pakistan, who set up an unassailable 339-run target, thrashed India by 180 runs to raise the trophy at the end of the high-octane competition.

Here's a round-up of the best memes to come out of the nail-biting match:

When Pooh summed up our feelings about the final

on Facebook

are y'all excited?!

Posted by BuzzFeed India on Saturday, 17 June 2017

When our own players surprised us

All of us while watching the men in green bat

on Facebook

Heartbeat rising at every boundry :D

Posted by MoiNazim Graphics on Sunday, 18 June 2017

India got off to a rocky start

on Twitter

Witnessing the collapse of Indian batting

on Twitter

The Indian wickets kept falling

on Twitter

When Kohli and Sharma fell, so did Indian hopes

on Twitter

Indian fans were good sports

on Twitter

And of course the internet couldn't forget Rishi Kapoor

Forecasts showed heavy shows of celebration in Pakistan

on Twitter

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