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Team India Returns Home: Rohit Sharma Led Squad Meets PM Modi | Pragativadi | Odisha News, Breaking News Odisha, Latest Odisha News – N.F Times

New Delhi: Rohit Sharma led the Indian cricket team, which returned from Barbados earlier Thursday morning after winning the ICC T20 World Cup, met PM Narendra Modi at his residence.

Following the title win, the team encountered a delay in their return due to Hurricane Beryl, which led to a temporary shutdown in Barbados.

The Air India special charter flight AIC24WC — Air India Champions 24 World Cup — which left Barbados around 4:50 am local time on Wednesday arrived in Delhi at 6 am (IST) on Thursday after a 16-hour non-stop journey.

Heavy security was present at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, where enthusiastic fans gathered to welcome the players, holding posters of their favourite cricket stars.

The team was then escorted to the ITC Maurya Sheraton, where they were greeted by traditional Bhangra dancers and celebrated their victory.

After meeting the Prime Minister, the players will fly to Mumbai to participate in an open bus victory parade followed by a felicitation ceremony at the Wankhede Stadium.

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