India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni says that leading a young side to victory in the ICC Champions Trophy 2013 final over England 'means a lot'.
At his post-match press conference, he expressed his satisfaction with the way in which his side had defended 129 in a 20-over match.
"This means a lot, you know, because we are playing against some of the best sides and also the kind of match that we had won," he said.
"To beat England in a 130-odd run game is something that's very difficult."
He added that he galvanised his side by advising to avoid any thoughts about the rain and concentrate on making England work for every run.
India's five-run win means that Dhoni has now captained his country to success in all three global limited overs competitions, following up the ICC World Twenty20 success in 2007 and the ICC World Cup in 2011.
During his reign, India have also enjoyed spells as the number one-ranked Test and ODI teams.
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