India celebrates World Cup win

Millions of fans across India party on the streets to celebrate India's World Cup victory over Sri Lanka.

    Millions of fans across India descended on the streets to celebrate India’s World Cup victory over Sri Lanka.

    Jubilant cricket lovers celebrated the long-awaited win late into the night.

    The city of Mumbai, the venue of the match, came to a standstill as fans thronged the roads waving national flag, playing bands and blaring horns.

    Al Jazeera’s Prerna Suri reports from Mumbai.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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