India just won the Cricket World Cup by edging out Sir Lanka by six wickets. Led by the efforts of Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the team returned the coveted title to India for the first time since 1983. This marks India’s second ever world title. In 2003, it was the runner up.
The tournament was co-hosted by India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. To get to the championship match against Sri Lanka, India beat Australia in the quarter-finals and Pakistan in the semi-finals.
Fans in India, a country crazy about the sport of cricket, have gone wild in celebration. Below are pictures of Indian cricket fans after this tremendous victory.
Click here to see pictures of the team celebrating the victory.
Click here to see pictures from the game.
Click here to see highlights of the match.