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Fans Gather In Huge Numbers At Wankhede Stadium For Team India’s Grand Celebration
By CricShots - Jul 4, 2024 6:38 pm
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The wait is almost over as the Indian cricket team is set to be felicitated at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, following their triumphant T20 World Cup 2024 campaign. As Team India travels from Delhi to Mumbai, fans have already started filling up the Wankhede Stadium, buzzing with chants of ‘Mumbai Cha Raja Rohit Sharma.’ The local hero led India to World Cup glory, and the excitement is palpable.

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Fans eagerly wait for Team India at the Wankhede stadium

Gates No. 2, 3, and 4 were opened for fans at precisely 4:00 PM on July 4th. The BCCI and the Maharashtra Cricket Association have announced free entry for the celebration, encouraging fans to witness this historic moment. Although the felicitation ceremony is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM, fans are arriving early to ensure they don’t miss a second of the festivities.

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It’s expected that the Wankhede Stadium will be fully packed by the time the Indian team arrives. The atmosphere is electric with dhols playing and fans ready to welcome their World Champions. Mumbai is set to be painted blue once again as the city streets prepare for an open-rooftop parade. The victory parade will travel from Marine Drive to Wankhede Stadium, celebrating the team’s success.

The anticipation is high as fans eagerly await Rohit Sharma’s return home, this time with a World Cup trophy in hand. Mumbai, the city of dreams, will relive the euphoria of the 2007 T20 World Cup win when India takes their victory lap in the heart of the city.

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India’s heroes landed back on home soil in the early morning of July 4th, receiving a rousing reception from fans. After a celebratory cake-cutting ceremony at ITC Maurya in Delhi, the team met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence before heading to Mumbai for the grand celebration. The stage is set for an unforgettable evening as the nation comes together to honor their cricketing heroes.