As many as 156 million people watched the tournament in India alone.
Virender Sehwag shared a picture on social media with India's women cricket stars who made the nation proud by reaching the finals of the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 last month.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised the Indian women's cricket team, saying it had captivated the country despite losing the World Cup final.
The Indian women's team captain Mithali Raj was delighted at the manner in which her side performed in the ICC Women's World Cup 2017.
Mithali Raj feels that the girls have set a precedent for the next generation and will certainly do good for them.
The Indian women's cricket team reached the World Cup final for the second time after 2005.
While India skipper Mithali Raj was selected to lead the World Cup team, Harmanpreet Kaur and Deepti Sharma were also included.
The tall fast bowler claimed three crucial wickets in the ICC Women's World Cup final.
She smashed a career-best 171 off 115 balls in second semi-final, an innings that was termed as the best-ever played by an Indian woman in the limited-overs cricket.
The veteran fast bowler sees the potential for greater things in her team.
At the ceremony, the players will be presented with cheques of Rs 50 lakh each while the support staff will receive will Rs 25 lakh each, as announced by the BCCI before the final.
The two have been taking pot shots at one another on Twitter for a while now, leading to much interest among the followers.
Captain Amarinder said the young girl had done Punjab proud with her superb performance that steered Team India to a semi-final victory and given a tight fight to England in the final match
Team India was left just nine runs short of lifting the Women's World Cup title against England at the Lord's cricket ground on Sunday.
India may have lost in the final of the ICC Women's World Cup but social media hailed their brilliant run.
"Our women cricketers gave their best today... Proud of the team," tweeted PM Modi after the match.
England beat India by nine runs to win the Women's World Cup final at Lord's on Sunday.