Video: Jasprit Bumrah Receives Hero Welcome In Ahmedabad As He Returns Home After T20 WC 2024 Triumph

Video: Jasprit Bumrah Receives Hero Welcome In Ahmedabad As He Returns Home After T20 WC 2024 Triumph

After the T20 World Cup 2024 celebrations in Mumbai, Jasprit Bumrah returned to his home in Ahmedabad, where his residence neighbours gave him a grand welcome.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Sunday, July 07, 2024, 04:26 PM IST
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Jasprit Bumrah received a grand welcome by his residence neighbours in Ahmedabad | Credits: Twitter

Team India pace spearhead Jasprit Bumrah received a hero welcome in Ahmedabad after the T20 World Cup 2024 triumph on Sunday, July 7. Bumrah returned home after T20 World Cup 2024 victory celebrations in Mumbai on Thursday, July 4.

Jasprit Bumrah, along with his Indian teammates, landed in Delhi on special Air India chartered flight arranged by BCCI from Barbados, where they were stuck for three days due to Hurricane Beryl. After landing in Delhi, Team India players headed to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi for breakfast-cum-meeting before leaving for Mumbai for grand victory parade.

After the T20 World Cup 2024 celebrations in Mumbai, Team India players headed back to their respective homes and continued their celebrations with their friends and family. Jasprit Bumrah returned to his home in Ahmedabad, where his residence neighbours gave him a grand welcome.

In a video that went viral on social media, Jasprit Bumrah can be seen getting out of his car and hugged his mother. His neighbours showered petal of flowers and clicked pictures with him.

Jasprit Bumrah was one of the key players in helping India win the T20 World Cup 2024 final against Team India. In the ultimate title clash, Jasprit Bumrah registered figures of 2/18 with an economy rate of 4.5 in his full quote of four overs.

The 30-year-old was adjudged Player of the Tournament  for his brilliant bowling performance in the recently concluded edition of the T20 World Cup. In 8 matches, Bumrah picked 15 wickets at an average of 8.26 and an economy rate of 4.17. 

Jasprit Bumrah put retirement speculations to rest

Following the retirements announcements of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja, there were speculations that Jasprit Bumrah might call it quits from T20Is. However, Indian pacer vehemently denied the speculations and said that his retirement is nowhere near as he continued to play for India in T20Is.

Speaking during the felicitation ceremony at the Wankhede Stadium, Bumrah said, "Retirement is not happening. I’ve only just begun, and I wish this question remains far in the future."

Bumrah has been backbone of India's bowling for almost a decade. Team India dearly missed the services of Jasprit Bumrah at the 2022 T20 World Cup, where they were knocked out of the tournament after losing to eventual champions England in the semifinal.

Jasprit Bumrah is among the senior players who have been rested from the ongoing T20I series and is expected to return to action for the Sri Lanka tour, consisting of 3 ODIs and as many T20Is starting July 27.

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