Karachi: The Cricketing world expressed their joy after West Indies beat England by four wickets in the series opener in Southampton.
Former England captain Michael Vaughan, India’s skipper Virat Kohli, Former West Indies legend, Sir Viv Richard, India’s batting legend, Sachin Tendulkar and many others hailed West Indies for their incredible win as the game returned after COVID-19 shutdown.
Great week of Test Cricket … For the West Indies to have come over to play is remarkable in these times … For them to have played so well & won is incredible … I don’t even think England fans will be too disppaointed … bloody love Test cricket 👍
— Michael Vaughan (@MichaelVaughan) July 12, 2020
Wow @windiescricket what a win. Top display of test cricket.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 12, 2020
First game after the break belongs to us!
Some gritty performance from the lads. This team deserves the win in this game. Congratulations boys
— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) July 12, 2020
Good all-round performances by players from both teams.
Jermaine Blackwood played a crucial knock in a tense situation to see @windiescricket through. An important win which has set up the series perfectly. #ENGvWI pic.twitter.com/PLbJlqIe8c
— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 12, 2020
— Brian Lara (@BrianLara) July 12, 2020
It must be noted that now the action will move to Manchester for the second match from Thursday.