Patna, Sep 24 (UNI) The people of Patna today joined millions of others all over the country and abroad in celebrating the historic win of the Twenty 20 Cricket World Cup by the young Indian team in style, defeating Pakistan in the final in a cliff hanger.
After several tense moments, when Sreeshanth took the catch to get rid of Misbahul Haque to get Pakistan all out for 152 runs in the last over,thousands of Patnaites burst into joy and huge celebrations which started across the capital immdiately after the match was over.
A large number of people including women and children came out on the streets and started dancing, singing, bursting crackers and beating drums to celebrate the occasion in their own ways.
People were also seen hugging each other in uncontrolled joy,while many others lost no time to distribute sweets among all to celebrate the tremendous win to bring India yet another world cup after Kapil Dev whose Team brought the first one way back in 1983.
Meanwhile, Bihar Governor R S Gavai and Chief minister Nitish Kumar, both ardent fans of cricket,in separate messages congratulated the Indian team for the historic win under the leadership of M S Dhoni,and wished them all success even in the coming home series against the mighty Australians.