ICC T20 World Cup 2024 Final IND vs SA: Why is Bapu Trending on X?

Author: Subhi Saxena  Date: 29/06/24

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Bapu on X

As the T20 World Cup final India vs South Africa is live, the term 'Bapu' is trending on the social media platform, X. The reason seems to be Axar Patel.

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Axar Patel

Axar Patel's spectacular knock in the first innings and a wicket in the second inning are the reasons behind the trending of Bapu on X.

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Broke Record

Axar Patel played with Virat Kohli and supported the set batsman. Both of them broke the record of the highest partnership with 72 runs for any wicket after Gautam Gambhir and Yuvraj Singh's 63 in 2007 against Pakistan.

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Netizens React

Netizens started trending Axar Patel and Bapu on X to appreciate the brilliant knock by the all rounder.

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Comparison with Bapu

Some of the netizens were started playfully comparing him with the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. 

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1st wicket

Right after the first wicket of Axar Patel, netizens started praising the all-rounder.

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Edits Viral

Some of the internet users also made viral edits for Axar Patel. They edited Rohit Sharma, Jay Shah and Axar Patel to show their appreciation towards the cricketer.

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Appreciation all over

Axar Patel's praises are all over the internet. He has played one of the best innings of his life in this tournament's final match.

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