Cricketers react after West Indies beat England in the first match in test series 2020

West Indies beat England by 4 wickets to win Southampton Test, take 1-0 lead in three-match series. The West Indies won the first international cricket match since the sport’s return after the corona-virus outbreak, beating England late in Day 5 of a thrilling first Test at an empty Ageas Bowl in Southampton.

Windies win by 4 wickets!#ENGvWI

— ICC (@ICC) July 12, 2020

Cricketers Tweets 

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

— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) July 12, 2020

Wow @windiescricket what a win. Top display of test cricket.

— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 12, 2020

Test Cricket matters, winning overseas matters, @windiescricket doing well in Test cricket matters. Great to see Test Match cricket back and great to see West Indies win. A phenomenal effort from the whole WI team. Congratulations #ENGvWI

— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 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

You make us proud… 👊🏿 #ENGvWI

— Sir Vivian Richards (@ivivianrichards) July 12, 2020

Congratulations !! Well done to the entire team Captain Jason Holder and coach Phil Simmons

— Dwayne DJ Bravo (@DJBravo47) July 12, 2020

Cricket is so much better with @windiescricket doing well in the longest format of the game.Congratulations to the WI team for winning the test match #ENGvWI

— Irfan Pathan (@IrfanPathan) July 12, 2020