It was as though the script was written in the stars and West Indies had to get their hands on the trophy. Before the start of the tournament, the West Indians were in Darren Sammy’s words, “Disrespected by the board and written off”. There are plenty of disputes within West Indies but on the pitch, there is a synergy among people across the Caribbean islands that unite them. Dwayne Bravo, before the start of the tournament recorded a song called ‘Champion’, where he talks about how he, along with the rest of his teammates, Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela and many other famous black personalities from all walks of life are champions. Also Read: West Indies vs England, Video Highlights of the final
He mentions one other name in the song, Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, who can cover 100 meters in 9.58 seconds. Carlos Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels’s heroics ensured that the Windies got to their second crown, becoming the first team to do so. Also Catch: West Indies vs England – As it happened
The Caribbean just went berserk after watching their heroes get across the line in such an emphatic fashion. Now, Bolt has joined in the party with his own brand of celebrations. He recorded a video where he pays tribute to the side, dancing shirtless and thanking Darren Sammy and co for their achievements in India.
Watch the video: