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Sri Lanka’s ICC World T20 2014 victory celebrations

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The two legends. Photo Courtesy - Mahela Jayawardene's Twitter account

Apr 9, 2014

The triumphant Sri Lankan cricketers were  accorded a rousing reception by delirious fans as they touched down at Bandaranaike International Airport here after winning the ICC World T20 2014 crown with the highlight being a victory parade on a decked-up double decker bus.

Fans jumped in unbridled joy the moment they got a glimpse of their nation’s heroes. The cricketers lapped up all the love and adulation prompting them to express their thanks.

Hero of the final against India and now a retiree from T20 Internationals, Kumar Sangakkara captured the hysteria in his camera from the aircraft and posted the picture on Twitter.

“The crowd awaiting our arrival. Took the photo from plane Window. Amazing. Thank you pic,” Sangakkara, who scored a match-winning half-century in the title clash, tweeted.

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