Video: Rohit Sharma Returns Home To Grand Welcome From His Childhood Friends After T20 WC 2024 Victory Celebrations In Mumbai

Video: Rohit Sharma Returns Home To Grand Welcome From His Childhood Friends After T20 WC 2024 Victory Celebrations In Mumbai

After the grand T20 World Cup 2024 victory parade and further celebrations at the Wankhede Stadium, Rohit Sharma returned to his home where his friends waiting for him to give him a grand welcome.

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Friday, July 05, 2024, 01:12 PM IST
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Rohit Sharma received a grand welcome from his childhood friends. | Credits: Twitter

Team India skipper Rohit Sharma received a grand welcome from his childhood friends as he returned home after the majestic T20 World Cup 2024 victory parade in Mumbai on Thursday, July 4.

The Mumbaikars went berserk as Team India took out an open-top bus parade from Marine Drive to the Wankhede Stadium, where the players were felicitated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The 2 km parade brought Mumbai's traffic to a standstill.

There was massive support for Mumbai boy Rohit Sharma as he led the Team India to second T20 World Cup triumph, with their first victory coming in the inaugural edition of the tournament in 2007, which Rohit was part of.

After the grand T20 World Cup 2024 victory parade and further celebrations at the Wankhede Stadium, Rohit Sharma returned to his home where his friends waiting for him to give him a grand welcome.

In a video that went viral, Rohit Sharma can be seen arriving at his Mumbai residence where he saw his friends waiting for him to receive him. Indian skipper's friends and his Mumbai Indians teammate Tilak Verma gave him a salute and did a slow back before hugging him as he returned hom as T20 World Cup winning captain.

Another video went viral where a large number of fans gathered outside the residence of Rohit Sharma to get a glimpse of him. India skipper was kind enough to greet them and acknowledge their support.

Rohit Sharma was the highest run-getter for Team India in T20 World Cup 2024, amassing 257 runs, including 3 fifties, at an average of 36.71 and an average of 156.70 in 8 matches. After the triumph, Rohit announced his retirement from the T20Is for Team India as he believed that there was no better way to end his career in the format other than winning the trophy as a captain.

Sharma retired as the leading run-getter in T20Is, with 4231, including 5 centuries and 32 fifties, at an average of 32.05 and a strike rate of 140.89. Since Rohit retired from T20Is, Rohit will now focus only on ODIs and Tests, keeping in mind 2025 Champions Trophy and the ongoing World Test Championship.

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