10 Most Iconic Moments From Team India’s T20 World Cup 2024 Victory Celebration

10 Most Iconic Moments From Team India’s T20 World Cup 2024 Victory Celebration: It was a night to remember for Indian cricket lovers as a celebration of this level was taking place after 17 long years.

10 Most Iconic Moments From Team India’s T20 World Cup 2024 Victory Celebration: It was a night to remember for Indian cricket lovers as a celebration of this level was taking place after 17 long years. The last time an open bus victory parade happened was in 2007 after MS Dhoni’s side lifted the inaugural T20 World Cup.

After waiting for hours, the fans were treated to a new side of team India players. From singing ‘Vande Mataram’ to dancing to the tunes of local artists playing Marathi ‘dhol-tasha’, the night was filled with many iconic moments.

10 Most Iconic Moments From Team India's T20 World Cup 2024 Victory Celebration

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Check out the 10 most iconic moments from Team India’s victory parade:

Virat Kohli’s Beautiful Gesture For Rohit Sharma

Kohli and Rohit, both the cricketers announced their retirement from the shortest format of the game after winning the T20 World Cup 2024. It was a moment to savor for them as millions of fans came out on the street to honor the World Champions.

During the victory parade, Virat Kohli dragged Rohit Sharma and respectfully asked Rajiv Shukla to step aside so that he and Rohit Sharma could lift the trophy together in front of the ecstatic fans during the parade.

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Crazy Fans, Sensible Humans

The crazy fans present at the Marine Drive didn’t let the bus, carrying our WORLD CHAMPIONS move, but they made a way for the ambulance. This video is all over the internet, making everyone proud of the people of Mumbai for giving us these unbelievable scenes.

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Virat Kohli Leads Team India To Vande Matram Chants In Wankhede Stadium

Team India players went around the iconic Wankhede Stadium, dancing and singing. The moment that gave goosebumps came when Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, and other national cricket team players were seen singing the iconic Vande Mataram song. The video of the heart-touching moment has taken the internet by storm.

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10 Most Iconic Moments From Team India's T20 World Cup 2024 Victory Celebration

Hardik Pandya’s T-Shirt Catch Leaves Jasprit Bumrah In Splits

It was a goosebumps moment for the fans of Team India as the whole stadium along with the players sang the ‘Vande Mataram’ song, composed by AR Rahman.

The song gave a real feeling of nationalism and pride to all the people present at the stadium. However, amidst this, a hilarious moment took place as Hardik Pandya caught someone’s T-shirt accidentally. What went unnoticed for many was witnessed by Jasprit Bumrah, who couldn’t control his laughter.

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Rahul Dravid Chokes With Emotions

Rahul Dravid, who was on his last assignment with Team India, received a warm reception. He addressed the audience for the one last time as the head coach of Team India and got emotional. He also recalled the phone call with Rohit Sharma that made him stay even after the ODI World Cup 2023 debacle. He said:

Rohit called and said, ‘Rahul, let’s have another crack’. I think that was the best phone call of my life.”

Further, Dravid expressed heartfelt gratitude and fondness, noting it was a fantastic note to sign off on. He said:

“This is a fantastic note to sign off on. I am going to miss all this love. What we have been seeing today and what I have heard since the win shows how India makes cricket brilliant. These boys are like family. The amount of work these boys have done (is incredible) and they are constantly looking to get better. As coaches and support staff, we couldn’t have asked for anything more. We are privileged to have been able to coach this team.”

10 Most Iconic Moments From Team India's T20 World Cup 2024 Victory Celebration

Captain Ro Gets Reminded Of ‘Garden’

Gaurav Kapoor, while presenting, humorously noted India’s unbeaten Men’s T20 World Cup win, asking Rohit Sharma if anyone had been “lazy” during the match. Rohit Sharma, known for his wit, laughed and praised Team India for their effort. He said:

For the unversed, Rohit’s “Garden” comment from an earlier match has become popular, emphasizing the need for alertness in cricket.

Rohit Sharma Made Mumbai Crowd Go Insane After Hardik Pandya

During the felicitation ceremony at Wankhede Stadium following the bus parade, Rohit Sharma hailed Hardik Pandya for his sensational performance in the last over of the final match against South Africa. Rohit Sharma acknowledged the immense pressure Pandya faced while bowling the last over, regardless of the required runs. Speaking at the event, Rohit said:

“Hardik was bowling the final over for us. Hats off to him for bowling that last over. You know, no matter how many runs you need, there is always so much pressure to bowl that over. But hats off to him,”

The crowd present at the stadium went berserk with the chants of “Pandya, Pandya..” after Rohit’s statements.

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Virat Kohli Hails Jasprit Bumrah As The 8th Wonder Of The World

During the facilitation ceremony at the packed Wankhede Stadium on June 4, Virat Kohli hailed India’s sensational player Jasprit Bumrah as a “national treasure” and the “8th Wonder Of The World”. Kohli was asked if he would sign a petition to declare Bumrah as the 8th wonder of the world and the national treasure. Kohli said:

I’ll sign the petition for Jasprit Bumrah. He is a once-in-a-generation bowler. Like everyone in the stadium here, we also felt at one point if it is going to slip away again, but what happened in those last five overs was truly, truly special.”

He added: “You know what I’d like everyone to do is applaud a guy who brought us back into games again and again and again in this tournament. What he did in those last five overs, bowling two out of the last five overs, was phenomenal. A huge round of applause for Jasprit Bumrah, please. A huge shoutout to Jasprit Bumrah. We are lucky that he plays for us.”

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Rohit Sharma’s Emotional Reunion With Mother

In a viral video, Rohit Sharma’s proud mother can be seen in tears, giving all the love and applause to Rohit for his outstanding achievement as the captain of Team India.

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Rohit Sharma Proudly Placed The Trophy At The BCCI Headquarters

The BCCI also shared a video of Rohit Sharma placing the T20 World Cup 2024 trophy in the BCCI headquarters. Team India’s captain was also accompanied by BCCI president Roger Binny and secretary Jay Shah during the special ceremony.

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