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From Virender Sehwag to Mahela Jayawardene, here's how everyone reacted to Ireland, Afghanistan getting Test status

In a landmark decision that would help the game of cricket to grow, Ireland and Afghanistan were awarded Test status by the International Cricket Council, thereby ending the long wait for the two countries, who have dominated the matches held between Associate nations for the better part of last few years. Expectedly, the announcement was celebrated across the world, with many taking to Twitter to express their joy.

This is how players from Ireland and Afghanistan reacted to the news on Twitter:

Even cricketers from other nations, both current and former, welcomed the two nations into their fold.

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Updated Date: Jun 23, 2017 16:23:41 IST