West Indies beat England by four wickets to clinch the World Twenty20 title at Eden Gardens here today.
The cricketing fraternity congratulated the West Indies team and some of them were even shell-shocked by the breath-taking sixes by Carlos Brathwaite.
WI all the way!! True champions, be it u19s, women's or men's championship! Super stuff by team WI! Brathwaite was breathtaking! #WT20Final— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 3, 2016
Great effort and full praise to the #Windies 4 their effort in the field. Sensible batting should get us home don't take this total lightly.— Brian Lara (@BrianLara) April 3, 2016
Isn't it strange that this team won't be apart of the champions trophy next year?— Glenn Maxwell (@Gmaxi_32) April 3, 2016
Topsy turvy final !! #WT20Final What a way to win it !!! They came together to fight one battle..And they win it...Congratulations Guys !!!— Russel Arnold (@RusselArnold69) April 3, 2016
Amazing game. What a performance by the Windies. Strong belief, stronger faith. What a statement in more ways than one. #Caribbean flair— Kumar Sangakkara (@KumarSanga2) April 3, 2016
Seen a lot of things over 25 yrs being involved in international cricket. But nothing quite like that finish to a game 6 6 6 6 congrats WI !— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) April 3, 2016
Congrats to both teams on an amazing final. Well done to the WI, well played Marlon & great hitting Brathwaite. Bring on some dancing haha !— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) April 3, 2016
Congrats to managers coaches and captains on the double. Teams played like CHAMPIONS that you all are. Well done.three in a year— Courtney A Walsh (@CuddyWalsh) April 3, 2016
Congratulations to the mens and womens teams of West Indies! Outstanding teamwork— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) April 3, 2016