Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth might have lost his quarterfinal match against Chinese superstar Lin Dan but his spirited performance has won every Indian fan’s heart.

After losing the first set badly by 21-6, Srikanth made a strong comeback in the next set and totally outplayed his much superior opponent. He won the second set convincingly by 21-11. Srikanth then started his third set much more confidently and had the Chinese in a spot of bother before eventually losing the set 18-21.

Fans on Twitter lauded Srikanth’s incredible performance. Here are some of the tweets:

Here are some of the tweets:

    An avid sports lover, i always wanted to pursue a career in football. But just like the millions out there i did not put in the hard work needed to achieve my dream and now i have become a fan instead of the player. Anyway, writing for sports has kept me closer to this field. One more thing, yours sincerely is a die-hard Liverpool fan. You will never walk alone.

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