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Cricketing world hails India after they 'bullied and bounced' England!

Last updated on: July 22, 2014 18:33 IST

Cricketing world hails India after they 'bullied and bounced' England!

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Cricketers from all over the world took to Twitter to laud India on their first Test victory at Lord's in 28 years after they beat England by 95 runs in the second Test on Monday.

Congratulate Team India on their Lord's win!

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"Horrific hour for England. India bullied and bounced them out. Remember England won the toss on the greenest pitch ever and blew it, changes needed !!," tweeted Australia great Shane Warne, after England collapsed to 223 all out, chasing a 319-run target on the final day of the match.

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Image: Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, and Shikhar Dhawan watch England's James Anderson, right, leave the field after India won the second Test at Lord's
Photographs: Philip Brown/Reuters

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'India were the deserving winners'

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Former England captain Alec Stewart said India were deserving winners.

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"Congratulations to India. You've thoroughly deserved your fantastic win at Lord's. You've outplayed England on a very English pitch," wrote Stewart on his Twitter handle.

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Image: Ishant Sharma celebrates dismissing Ben Stokes
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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'Change required'

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Another former England captain, Michael Vaughan, wrote: "WTF have we just witnessed over the last hour..... Change required I am afraid...Out lead… Out Bowled... Out Batted...Out Thought...."

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Image: Test Match Special commentator Michael Vaughan speaks with England pacer Stuart Broad
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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'No sympathies for England'

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Speedster Ishant Sharma's career-best figures of 7 for 74 steered India to a famous win.

"Well done India, Well bowled Ishant! No sympathies for England who need a head-master not a coach!!!" tweeted former India spinner Bishan Singh Bedi.

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Image: Ishant Sharma celebrates a wicket
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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'England may have committed'

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Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar, in England as a television commentator for the ongoing series, posted: "England may have committed harakiri after lunch but India was the better side over 5 days. Deserving winners."

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Image: England captain Alastair Cook after losing the second Test
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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'Match-winning bowling spell'

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"Well Done Team India on a fabulous Test match win!!! Ishant Sharma, match winning bowling spell ....." wrote Zaheer Khan.

Former India batsman VVS Laxman said: "Wow!! Fantastic win!! Congratulations to MSD and his boys for such a significant win!! You made the entire country proud!!"

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Image: Ishant Sharma (left) celebrates
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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'Great display of determination, mental toughness and skill'

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Former Australia all-rounder Tom Moody was happy for Ishant.

"Congratulations Ishant Sharma, 7/74 answers a lot of your critics, great display of determination, mental toughness and skill," he wrote on his Twitter account.


Image: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (left) speaks with Ishant Sharma
Photographs: Gareth Copley/Getty Images

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