Virat Kohli, Sachin Tendulkar congratulate West Indies for Southampton win

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Indian skipper Virat Kohli along with many players shared their reactions on Twitter West Indies Cricket team for their impressive win in the first match of Test Series against England at Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

West Indies’ batsman Jermaine Blackwood scored 95 runs, who came when the team lost 3 quick wickets.

Kohli took to Twitter to congratulate Jason Holder-led side, he wrote- “Wow @windiescricket what a win. Top display of test cricket.”

Meanwhile the legend, Sir Vivian Richards wrote- “WHAT A WIN!!! Yes boys @windiescricket.”

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Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar wrote about Blackwood’s crucial knock in a tense situation. He wrote- “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.”

England gave West Indies the target of 200 runs in the 2nd inning. Blackwood’s stunning performance led Westindies to take a 1-0 lead.

Former cricketer Michael Vaughan from England also congratulated the West Indies team. He wrote- “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 disappointed … bloody love Test cricket”

The next test match between England and West Indies will start on July 16.

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