Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the wishes as the young Indian team outclassed England by 7 wickets in the final in Potchefstroom.
Calling it a ‘special win’ PM Modi said that the victory will inspire upcoming cricketers.
Congratulations to the Indian Team for a special win at the @ICC #U19T20WorldCup. They have played excellent cricke… https://t.co/4fvVIk17Rg
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1675003265000
Along with the cash prize of Rs 5 crore for the team and the support staff, board secretary Shah also invited the entire contingent to the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad for the third India vs New Zealand T20I on February 1 where the team will be felicitated.
Kudos to the India U19 team for winning the #U19T20WorldCup.This is a phenomenal achievement as our young cricketer… https://t.co/IC4MeEV17v
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) 1675001389000
I invite @TheShafaliVerma and her victorious team to join us at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad and witness th… https://t.co/uiub6v0h1I
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) 1675001505000
Women’s Cricket in India is on the upswing and the World Cup triumph has taken the stature of women’s cricket sever… https://t.co/hXShSxyj68
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) 1675001450000
India ODI and Test skipper Rohit Sharma, former India cricketer Harbhajan Singh, Head of NCA VVS Laxman were among countless high profile personalities who congratulated the Shafali-led team for the win.
From #TeamIndia to #TeamIndia🇮🇳 Well done!!! We are so proud of you! 🤝 https://t.co/YzLsZtmNZr
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) 1675006373000
Big congratulations to the U-19 girls cricket team for winning the World Cup. Well done on making the nation proud… https://t.co/jArTP2GKXp
— Rohit Sharma (@ImRo45) 1675001888000
Fantastic display by Shafali and her team to lift the inaugural Women’s Under-19 T20 World Cup! Many congratulation… https://t.co/tqBKIiAJsS
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) 1675002211000
Proud of our girls for winning the Inaugural Women’s U-19 T20 World Cup. With your talent, enthusiasm and passion… https://t.co/mKuhWncCMd
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 1675002541000
Congratulations to the women’s u-19 team for winning the World Cup @BCCIWomen 👏👏👏
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) 1675005694000
Congratulations @BCCIWomen what an incredible victory for our U-19 girls to lift the inaugural #U19T20WorldCup. Is… https://t.co/CtOJ53WYfm
— Thakur Arun Singh (@ThakurArunS) 1675001807000
In the final, the Indian girls outplayed England in every aspect of the game. They first bowled out England for a paltry 68 and then chased down the target with 6 overs remaining.
Pacer Titas Sadhu was adjudged Player of the Match for her excellent figures of 4-0-6-2.