‘Champion’ : A new message from DJ Bravo
West Indian all rounder Dwayne John Bravo spread a message to the world by his new theme song ‘Champion’ for West Indies Cricket.
In the lyrics of the song ‘Champion’, many cricketers like Brian Charles Lara, Chris Gayle, Michael Jordan, Marshall and Bravo himself and other famous athletes and professional persons like President Barack Obama, South African former President Nelson Mandela, Shelly-Ann, Wendy, Serena and Usain Bolt are addressed as a champion in this song. Speaking to say, it’s thought that black people can be champion is the ultimate message of the song ‘Champion’ to the world. ‘Champion’ song is mainly released as the theme song for ICC World Twenty20 to inspire West Indies cricketers.
West Indies won the title of ICC World Twenty20 2016 for the second time (the first time was in 2012 held in Srilanka). England scored 155 for 9 wickets in 20 overs at Eden Gardens in the final match of ICC World T20, 2016. In reply West Indies won the match by 4 wickets with thrilling finished by Carlos Brathwaite who hit 4 sixes off 4 balls in the final over of Ben Stokes.
West Indian captain Darren Sammy made an emotional speech when English former cricketer and commentator Nasser Hussain asked him to deliver some speech of his feelings being champion.
Earlier West Indies Women team also won ICC World Women T20, 2016 defeating Australia Women team. 2016 is a memorable year for West Indies cricket as their U-19 team won also ICC U-19 World Cup 2016 held in Bangladesh.
Some famous former and present cricketers and commentators highly praised West Indies cricketers in twitters.
Shane Warne: Seen a lot of things over 25 yrs being involved in international cricket. But nothing quite like that finish to a game 6 6 6 6 congrats WI !
Kumar Sangakkara: Amazing game. What a performance by the Windies. Strong belief, stronger faith. What a statement in more ways than one. #Caribbean flair
Sachin Tendulkar: WI all the way!! True champions, be it u19s, women’s or men’s championship! Super stuff by team WI! Brathwaite was breathtaking! #WT20Final
Kieron Pollard: That was all a team driven win, and I mean the guys in the 15 and management team .. POINT PROVEN BOYS
Shahid Afridi: Brilliant is the word..Super performance WI.. Well done Eng.. Overall Cricket is the Winner!!
Harsha Bhogle: The most dramatic end to a world event you will ever see…….#ICCWT20