Watch Fans Of India Celebrate Their Country’s Cricket World Cup Victory
Brad Cohen 08:15 pm, April 03rd, 2011
India hadn't won a world cup in 28 years, but that didn't make expectations for this year any lower. A billion people in the cricket-loving country believed their team was going to win the World Cup for the first time in almost three decades, and when India beat Sri Lanka Saturday, the team held up the World Cup trophy for the first time in almost three decades.
Fans partied all night throughout India, playing music, dancing and bringing traffic to a halt. But the party wasn't just on the subcontinent—Indian fans all over the world hit the streets to celebrate their first championship in 28 years.
Video below of celebrations in India, the U.S. and England:
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