World T20: Champion! Champion! West Indies Seal History in Eden Gardens
West Indies completed a golden double at the Eden Gardens. After the Women's team won the World T20 for the first time, the Men's Team created history by winning the World T20 for the second time.
History was made by the West Indies in the final of the World T20 against England as they sealed a tense four-wicket win to capture their second World T20 title. (Picture credit: AFP and PTI)
Carlos Brathwaite was the star as he smashed four sixes in the last over bowled by Ben Stokes to clinch a magnificent four-wicket win.
Brathwaite's unbeaten 34 off 10 balls, combined with Marlon Samuels' unbeaten 85 gave West Indies double joy on the day.
West Indies' four-wicket win sealed their second World T20 title and it came on a day when the Women's team defeated Australia for their maiden World T20 title.
With this win, West Indies completed the treble as they became the first team to win the U-19 World Cup, Women's World T20 and the Men's World T20.
For the West Indies, this completed a remarkable tournament where they had to face many problems at the start of the event.
The West Indies players took a lap of honor as they became the first team to win the World T20 title twice.
West Indies dance to the tune of the 'Champion' jig, a song made popular by Dwayne Bravo.
West Indies players have fun as they collect the winner's trophy.
The West Indies, led by an inspirational and emotional, Darren Sammy, gave the Caribbean fans plenty to cheer.
The West Indies men were joined by the women as both teams celebrated this historic moment.
For the West Indies team, this win will rank as one of their best ever as it came in times of adversity.