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Amid sea of fans, Team India lead victory parade in Mumbai, grand conclusion ceremony at Wankhede
Victory parade
Videograb of Team India's Mumbai victory parade

Amid sea of fans, Team India lead victory parade in Mumbai, grand conclusion ceremony at Wankhede

| @@indiablooms | 04 Jul 2024, 10:38 pm

Mumbai/IBNS: The T20 World Cup victory parade of Rohit Sharma and his team concluded at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Wednesday as a sea of fans turned up to cheer for the cricketers throughout their way.

The parade kicked off from Marine Drive and crossed a sea of fans to reach the Wankhede Stadium, where the World Cup-winning team is set to be felicitated by the BCCI.

The crowd was jam-packed as the Team India bus tried to find its way to the destination.

Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav, and ex-coach Rahul Dravid found it hard to keep their emotions under control as the victory bus gradually made its way through the massive crowd.

The players distributed balls to the fans as the parade made its way. They sent it into the crowd with the help of tennis racquets.

Some lucky fans got selfies and autographs from the cricketers.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India handed the Rs. 125 crore prize money to the World Cup-winning team.

BCCI secretary Jay Shah has earlier announced the prize money for Rohit Sharma and his team. after their T20 World Cup triumph.

Meanwhile, South Mumbai witnessed massive traffic snarls as a sea of people converged at Marine Drive to witness the victory parade of the Indian cricket team on Thursday evening.

Trains arriving at Churchgate on the Western Railway network and the sprawling Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, the last station on Central Railway's vast route, were crowded as people from various parts of the metropolis made their way to the southern tip right from the afternoon of the metropolis to watch the parade.

Stations and roads reverberated with slogans of 'Bharat Mataki Jai', 'Vande Mataram' and 'India India' as Tricolour-waving and blue jersey-clad crowds braved the intermittent rains to catch a glimpse of the team that had brought T20 cricket's most coveted prize home after more than a decade.

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