Cricketing world hails India`s historic 95-run win at Lord`s

PTI| Last Updated: Jul 21, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

London: Cricketers from world over took to twitter on Monday to heap praise on India for their first Test victory at Lord`s in 28 years after they beat the hosts by 95 runs in the second Test here.

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

Former England captain Alec Stewart said India were the deserving winners.

"Congratulations to India. You`ve thoroughly deserved your fantastic win at Lords. You`ve outplayed England on a very English pitch," wrote Stewart on his twitter handle.

Another former 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...."

Speedster Ishant Sharma took career best seven for 74 to steer India to a famous win.

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

Former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar, who is here as a commentator, twitted: "Eng may have comitted harakiri after lunch but Ind was the better side over 5 days. Deserving winners."

"Well Done #TeamIndia on a fabulous test match win !!!@ImIshant 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!!"

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 & skill," he wrote on his twitter account.