moment of my life. Thanks to my team-mates. Without
“I took a quite few decisions tonight, if we hadn’t won I would have been asked quite a few questions: Why no Ashwin, why Sreesanth, why no Yuvraj, why did I bat ahead?! That pushed me and motivated to do well”
MS Dhoni puts a light spin on his selection decisions ahead of India‘s title win
“This is unbelievable. The Under-19 World Cup, then the World Twenty20 but this is the most special. For Sachin, for everyone else.”
Yuvraj Singh, the Player of the Tournament, sums it up
“Very proud of everyone, especially Mahela who rose up to the occasion and put up a great hundred. When you look at this Indian team anything less than 350 looks less! They deserved this title, the way they played in front of a great crowd.”
Kumar Sangakkara, the Sri Lanka captain, is gracious in defeat
“All credit goes to Sachin Tendulkar. We played for him. Beating Australia and Pakistan and now this, its a dream come true.”
Gautam Gambhir, who gave India the upper hand in the final with his 97
“It means the world to me. I have been part of the three World Cups. This is for the nation. Thank you very much, we love you. This cup is for the people. Love you India!”
Harbhajan Singh was among several Indian players who shed a tear following India’s victory
“This goes out to all the people of India. This is my first World Cup; I can’t ask for more. Tendulkar has carried the burden of nation for 21 years; It was time we carried him. Chak de India!”
Virat Kohli leads the Tendulkar tributes
T 326 –Anhonee ko hooni kar de, honi ko anhonee ! Ek jagah jab jama hon tinoh – Rajni, Gajni aur Dhoni !!!!!
…………..Tweet by Amitabh Bachchhan..
What an experience !!!!!!! To be there and witness history … Blessed …. Innnndiiiaaaaaaaaaaa
A very proud moment for India to be Cricket World Champions. We need to acknowledge every player but especially Captain Dhoni-outstanding!
……….. Vijay Mallya
Kudos to team India for the pride they have brought to all of us. Let us keep up this spirit of determination
….. Narendra Modi
Finally an end to the 1983 videos. Congratulations to all 1,200,000,000 of us!
………. Chetan Bhagat
Stupendofantabulous, awesome celebrations going on all around the campus, city, nation, & among the Indians worldwide.. The Darling Trophy is ours folks!! Celebrate whole year..!!