Both the men and women of the West Indies have done their countries proud by winning the World Twenty20 championships! The women stole the show from three times winning team of Australia while the Men won the world T20 for the second time. The champions have now become the first team to win the World Twenty20 title twice. And this is not all; they were also the Under-19 World Cup Champions earlier this year!
Here are ten reasons why the West Indies truly deserved this win
1. They never gave up, even when critics called them ‘short of brains’, they believed in themselves and so did there captain
2. They believed in team work and unity, and made us believe in magic
3. They made us believe in amazing endings, no team has played four sixes in a row to make their team win. But Carlos Brathwaite made history!
4. Their fielding was amazing
5. The Windies have true fire power, when it comes to performance
6. They have some amazing youngsters who have the ability to play extraordinary cricket. 18-year-old Windies opener for the women’s cricket team Hayley Matthews hit a stunning 66 off 45 balls with three sixes, in a stand of 120.
7. They played to make their part of the world and their fans world over proud!
8. They are true athletes who do not believe in discrimination. The men were there to support the women
9. The women were there to support the men
10. They are genuine at heart and celebrate with full fervor