Tributes pour in for Mumbai Indians after qualification

Last Updated: Wed, Oct 02, 2013 17:47 hrs

Riding on skipper Rohit Sharma's blistering half-century (51 off 24 deliveries), Mumbai Indians cruised into the Champions League Twenty20 semifinals with a crushing six-wicket victory over Perth Scorchers in their must-win final group match.

Mumbai were required to chase the target in 14.2 overs to make it to the last-four stage of the tournament, and they did it in 13.2 overs, which had the cricket experts and fans congratulate the team in glowing words on Twitter.

Here are some of the comments:

Glenn Maxwell ‏@Gmaxi_32

Great win by @mipaltan tonight!!! So good to be back out there again! Looking forward to the semi's!! Rohit in a different class...

Sundar Raman ‏@ramansundar

Delighted for @mipaltan - played like the team they are @clt20 today. Sad to see the back of @OtagoVolts - story of the tournament so far

Sir Ravindra Jadeja ‏@SirJadeja

Mumbai Indians Into The #CLT20 Semis.... LIKE A BOSSSSS..!! Don't Mess With Indian Teams.

Robin John Peterson ‏@robbie13flair

Well done @mipaltan !!! Unbelievable effort to make the semis - surely tournament favorites now:)

Alan Wilkins ‏@alanwilkins22

#CLT20 Mumbai Indians are playing like a side that truly believes it will beat Perth Scorchers well enough to make the SemiFinals! #Destiny?

Matt Digby ‏@Matt_Digby90

So happy to hear @mipaltan win today and make #clt20 semis!!! #ThisTimeFor10dulkar

Musheer ‏@musheertm

#ThisTimeFor10dulkar @mipaltan the god itself can decided whether he can play next match or not!!


Great knock from the captain and wel played smith cmon mumbai This time for paji

Prasanna Venkatesh ‏@_IamPrasanna

Meanwhile,mumbai indians fans will be celebratin that they wont be losin the semi's since CSK is nt gonna face them :P #Clt20

Ashirvaad Ramdhunni ‏@axdkcd

What exactly is Sachin Tendulkar's role in the Mumbai Indians team?

sai suraj ‏@ssuraj15

Even if @sachin_rt doesnt perform its our duty 2 give him dream farewell for his service f 24 awesome yrs hoping @ImRo45 @mipaltan does it

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