PHOTOS: Indian players celebrate; Raina and others sip champagne

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Published: Saturday, September 6, 2014, 11:27 [IST]
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Leeds, Sep 6: It was celebration time for Indian players at Headingley on Friday (September 5) despite the loss in the fifth and final One Day International against England. The series was won by 3-1 margin and MS Dhoni and his men uncorked the champagne on the ground.

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The players were seen getting themselves drenched in champagne. The ecstatic team members sprayed champagne at each other and even the skipper MS Dhoni was not spared.

Many moments of champagne celebrations were captured by the photographers. One of the images showed Man-of-the-series Suresh Raina taking a sip. Twitter was abuzz with discussions on these moments and some said it was Virat Kohli who made Raina take a sip. Also some of the other members of the team too took few swigs.

Here are those celebratory moments, in pictures.

India have a wicket

Bhuvneshwar Kumar and his team-mates celebrate the dismissal of Moeen Ali.

All over

Ravindra Jadeja and England captain Alastair Cook shake hands after the match. England won by 41 runs.

Joe Root hits ton

Joe Root (left) was the star for England with a century. He is seen celebrating his hundred here.

The winners

Indian players and support staff pose for a picture with the trophy and champagne bottles.

Dhoni drenched in champagne

Skipper MS Dhoni is drenched champagne as his team-mates spray it on him.

Suresh Raina sips champagne

Suresh Raina takes a sip from the champagne bottle. He was fed with it by Virat Kohli (obscured in the picture), according to reports.


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