Port of Spain, Trinidad: Indian cricketers took to social media to express their joy at lifting the Tri-nation ODI series trophy and praised skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for steering the team home after a mid-innings collapse.
India beat Sri Lanka by one wicket to lift the title with man of the Match Dhoni being the hero of the triumph after striking a 52-ball 45.
"Had been best 2 months of cricket. Going back with 2 trophies.Thankyou everyone for your love and support," tweeted Shikhar Dhawan.
All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja and batsman Suresh Raina also took to Twitter to express their happiness.
"Wonderful victory yesterday ..Flying home with Two trophys ,we r champions...... Jai hind," tweeted Jadeja.
"Phew! What a win. Heroic once again by @msdhoni. Coming home with two trophies!!!!," said Raina.
Pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who bagged his maiden Man of the Series award, thanked his fans for supporting him.
"Extremely happy for being awarded man of the series for the first time. Thankyou everyone for your love and support," he said.
"Had been best 2 months of cricket. Going back with 2 trophies. Great team effort," he added referring to the Champions Trophy triumph just days before the tri-series.
Off-spinner R Ashwin lauded Dhoni for keeping his calm in the tense match.
"What a win!!What composure from the man!!!That was the perfect finish,to what's been a great 2 months."
Story first published on: Friday, 12 July 2013 10:44 IST