Gary Lineker and Piers Morgan lead celebrations following England cricket team’s ‘superb’ win in T20 World Cup final


England secured a five-wicket win over Pakistan after a tense final in Melbourne, Australia, making them double world champions.

Ben Stokes in particular has reason to celebrate after finishing unbeaten on 52 as the star guided England to victory with an over to spare at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Following the win, the likes of Gary Lineker and Piers Morgan have congratulated the sporting stars.

esssss! @englandcricket have won the #T20WorldCupFinal. What a team. What a performance. Fabulous!’, tweeted an elated Lineker.

A very excited Morgan tweeted a photo of the historic moment on his TV, singing the praises of the team: ‘BOOOOOM! England win the World Cup .. again! The great @benstokes38⁩ does it once more for his country. Cometh the hour, cometh the warrior. Congrats to him on a brilliant innings, ⁦@CurranSM⁩ on superb bowling, & @josbuttler⁩ & the whole team. Superb!’

Arsenal top of the League.. England world cricket champions… Not sure life gets better than this’, Piers followed up, dividing football supporters in the replies.

Rolling Stone Mick Jagger was also following along, and shared his joy.

Congratulations to the England cricket team! A great World Cup win !!’, the rockstar tweeted.

Footballer Harry Kane also wished the team good luck before they took to the pitch, saying in a video: ‘How are you doing, lads? Just wanted to send a quick message to say good luck for the final on Sunday. You boys have been amazing so far. Incredible semi final, I was here, watching it with the boys. Unbelievable, so, all the best, we’ll be watching.

‘Hopefully you can bring that trophy home, that whole country is behind you. Good luck and hope to see you all soon.’

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