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Sri Lankan cricketers welcomed home after Twenty20 win

9 April 2014 Last updated at 09:56 BST

Sri Lanka's cricketers have been welcomed home by thousands of fans after winning the World Twenty20 crown.

Thousands lined the streets as the team were taken through Colombo on an open top bus.

Charles Haviland reports.

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