Not only men even Women's cricket team defeated Australia to lift their maiden WT20 trophy to make the win even sweeter for the island nation. (Ben Stokes 'devastated')
Riding on Carlos Brathwaite's four consecutive lusty sixes in the final over of the innings, the Caribbeans won the final match in a dramatic four wicket victory over England.
Following West Indies' historic win cricketing, both former and current, giants took to twitter to congratulate the winning side. (Marlon Samuels' dig at Shane Warne)
Man of the series of the World T20, Virat Kohli, India's cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and cricketing greats like Brian Lara and Shane Warne applauded the new champions for achieving this historic feat.
Here's how celebs congratulated the West Indies team:
WI all the way!! True champions, be it u19s, women's or men's championship! Super stuff by team WI! Brathwaite was breathtaking! #WT20Final— sachin tendulkar (@sachin_rt) April 3, 2016
Now recovered to send my first congratulatory message to d boys very well played! My MOM C.Brathwaite 34 & 3 for 23. S Badree Player of d WC— Brian Lara (@BrianLara) April 3, 2016
Seen a lot of things over 25 yrs being involved in international cricket. But nothing quite like that finish to a game 6 6 6 6 congrats WI !— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) April 3, 2016
Two finals. Two half-centuries...one unbeaten. Two man-of-the-match awards. Well done, Marlon Samuels. Big Final Player. #WI 👏👏👏— Aakash Chopra (@cricketaakash) April 3, 2016
Just a hiccup, @benstokes38! Happens to all great players who put their hands up under pressure! You are a STAR! Braithwaite take a bow! 🙌🏼— Kevin Pietersen (@KP24) April 3, 2016
Both sets of players have played their part in an incredible #WT20Final. What entertainment for us to watch. Gutted tho— Stuart Broad (@StuartBroad8) April 3, 2016
They have won everything to be won.....................What a bunch of players.....What a way to play this game— Harsha Bhogle (@bhogleharsha) April 3, 2016