T20 World Cup winning Indian team to have open bus parade in Mumbai on Thursday

Having been on road for a long time, most of the players from the squad are likely to get a break before the next assignment.
The open bus parade will be similar to the one hosted for the Dhoni-led World Cup winning team.
The open bus parade will be similar to the one hosted for the Dhoni-led World Cup winning team.Associated Press

The 2024 T20 World Cup winning Indian team, which left Barbados on the wee hours of Wednesday (local time), is expected to arrive in New Delhi on Thursday morning after which they will travel to Mumbai for an open bus parade in Mumbai in the evening.

The Rohit Sharma-led Indian side was stuck in Barbados after the final due to Hurricane Beryl and after multiple flight delays, they eventually left the island in a charter flight for New Delhi. Once they reach, they are expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi before leaving for Mumbai.

The open bus parade will be similar to the one hosted for the Dhoni-led World Cup winning team.
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As was the case in 2007 when MS Dhoni lifted the inaugural T20 World Cup, this Indian team will have an open bus parade from Nariman Point to Wankhede Stadium where the felicitation function is expected to happen.

BCCI Secretary Jay Shah had announced a cash reward of Rs 125 crore for the team, coaches, support staff and selectors which will be awarded during the function at Wankhede.

Having been on road for a long time, most of the players from the squad are likely to get a break before the next assignment.

Meanwhile, the likes of Sanju Samson, Yashasvi Jaiswal, Khaleel Ahmed, Rinku Singh are expected to join the Indian team in Zimbabwe for the five-T20I series that begins on July 6.

The open bus parade will be similar to the one hosted for the Dhoni-led World Cup winning team.
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