‘4th July from 5:00 pm’: T20 World Cup champion Rohit Sharma invites India to join celebrations at Mumbai’s Marine Drive | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: After leaving Barbados for their much-anticipated return to home, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma, in a first, invited the team fans to join the victory parade at Marine Drive and at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Taking to X, Rohit shared details of the roadshow in Mumbai.
“India, we want to enjoy this special moment with all of you. So let’s celebrate this win with a victory parade at Marine Drive & Wankhede on July 4th from 5:00pm onwards.It’s coming home,” Rohit posted on X.

BCCI secretary Jay Shah also extended an invite to the fans, urging them to honour the victorious Team India by joining the victory parade.
“Join us for the Victory Parade honouring Team India’s World Cup win! Head to Marine Drive and Wankhede Stadium on July 4th from 5:00 pm onwards to celebrate with us! Save the date!,” he wrote on X.

India’s World Cup winners finally headed home Wednesday after a hurricane in the West Indies delayed their departure by three days.
Favourites India won the title on Saturday after defeating South Africa in a thrilling final, but their travel plans were disrupted by Hurricane Beryl.
“The team has left from Barbados on a special Air India flight,” Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) vice-president Rajeev Shukla told PTI.
A special flight was arranged after the players were stranded in a hotel for three days after the victory.

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