Senior stars & former cricketers react to India's U19 Women's T20 World Cup title win

Monday, 30 January 2023 (12:26 IST)
Kolkata: Several current and former Indian players were elated at India's title triumph in the inaugural U19 Women's T20 World Cup in South Africa.
India put up a terrific display in the final against England to emerge as the first ever winners at the Women's U19 T20 World Cup on Sunday in South Africa.
Led by a superb bowling performance and an impressive fielding display, India had England on the back foot right from the word go after opting to bowl first in the final.
In a tweet,the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said, "They have done it. Let's hear it for the ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup Champions!"
Former Team India captain and BCCI president said, "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."
Team India captain Rohit Sharma said, " Big congratulations to the U-19 girls cricket team for winning the World Cup. Well done on making the nation proud #JaiHind @bcciwomen @bcci"
Virat Kohli said, "U-19 World Cup Champions! What a special moment! Congratulations girls on your triumph."
Senior women cricketer Smriti Mandhana tweeted, "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."
Former Team India women captain," Mithali Raj said, “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!”
Former cricketer Yuvraj Singh tweeted, “Congratulations to our Indian Women’s team on winning the U-19 World Cup! Well played champions @BCCIWomen @BCCI.”
Cheteshwar Pujara said, “Congratulations to the U19 Women’s Team for a fantastic win to lift the inaugural World Cup #U19T20WorldCup.”
Mohammad Shami tweeted, “Super proud of this milestone achievement by the India U19 Women’s cricket team. Onwards and Upwards from here. #TeamIndia #mdshami11 #worldcup.”
Irfan Pathan said, “Congratulations for winning #u19WomensT20WorldCup start of something special women cricket.” (UNI)

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