India won the inaugural Under-19 Women's T20 World Cup after beating England by seven wickets in Potchefstroom. Here's how some of the country's biggest names in the sport reacted to the news.
Big congratulations to the U-19 girls cricket team for winning the World Cup. Well done on making the nation proud #JaiHind @bcciwomen @bcci— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) January 29, 2023
CHAMPIONS!— Mithali Raj (@M_Raj03) January 29, 2023
Congratulations #TeamIndia, this is a monumental achievement! This fantastic victory shows how dominating you have been throughout the tournament. The triumph is even more special considering this is the first-ever Women's #U19T20WorldCup. Cherish every moment! pic.twitter.com/M97kBJNcUs
You've been a motivation for us .— Harmanpreet Kaur (@ImHarmanpreet) January 29, 2023
You girls have bought laurels to the nation .
We are extremely proud of each and everyone whose been a part of the world contest .
U-19 World Cup Champions! What a special moment! Congratulations girls on your triumph— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 29, 2023
Congratulations to the Women's under 19 team for winning the World Cup .. it's a great stepping stone for the girls to take their game to the higher level .@BCCIWomen ..— Sourav Ganguly (@SGanguly99) January 29, 2023
Champions of the world. Proud. Absolutely proud of the bunch. Champions in the inaugural edition makes it even more special. This is just the beginning. Go team #U19T20WorldCup #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/GCuuCpsh0e— Smriti Mandhana (@mandhana_smriti) January 29, 2023
Indian women's cricket is on the up! First the announcement of the #WPL & now the #U19T20WorldCup win.— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) January 29, 2023
Congratulations to the entire women's team on winning the inaugural U19 World Cup.
This win will inspire a whole generation to take up sports. pic.twitter.com/TB3gtd3eoC
Historic win— Jhulan Goswami (@JhulanG10) January 29, 2023
Proud of our U19 team
A great performance by Titas
Congratulations to all the players. This victory will inspire millions #U19T20WorldCup #Champions #WomensCricket #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/cMyueKiZ77
Congratulation @BCCIWomen on the under 19 triumph. Great result just before the WIPL kicks off— Ashwin (@ashwinravi99) January 29, 2023
Fantastic display by Shafali and her team to lift the inaugural Women's Under-19 T20 World Cup! Many congratulations to the players and the support staff for a fabulous campaign. Ahead of the WPL, a huge shot in the arm for women's cricket in India. #U19T20WorldCup— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) January 29, 2023
This will be remembered for ages! The First Ever Women's World Cup has come Home! It was super exciting to watch this bunch!! Congratulations Team Indiaaaaaaaa— Jemimah Rodrigues (@JemiRodrigues) January 29, 2023
You've made us all proud #FirstOfMany #U19T20WorldCup pic.twitter.com/f7JaQQGnec
What a performance by the girls at the U-19 Womens World Cup. A true testament of skills and determination. Congratulations. pic.twitter.com/R82Y4tCfCU— K L Rahul (@klrahul) January 29, 2023