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Team India stuck in Barbados after T20 World Cup 2024 title win

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Team India stuck in Barbados after T20 World Cup 2024 title win

Members of Team India are stuck in Barbados after its T20 World Cup 2024 title win over South Africa in the final over the weekend.

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TEAM INDIA STUCK IN BARBADOS AIRPORT AFTER HURRICANE THREAT DELAYS FLIGHT

Victorious Team India members remain stuck in a Barbados airport despite their match being completed on Saturday.

A hurricane threat continues to delay their flight home, officials said.

Furthermore, Rohit Sharma and the rest of the cricket team stayed indoors after India defeated South Africa by seven runs in the final.

Team India was supposed to leave Barbados on Sunday but the threat of Hurricane Beryl ruined officials’ schedule.

Moreover, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah confirmed Team India remains in Barbados on Monday.

“Like you, we are also stuck here. After the travel plans are clear, we will think about the felicitation, Shah told Press Trust of India.

SHARMA, KOHLI RETIRE AFTER INDIA’S T20 WORLD CUP TITLE CONQUEST

Furthermore, Sharma and veteran superstar Virat Kohli announced their retirement from the Twenty20 (T20I) format moments after their title conquest.

The BCCI acknowledged the two stars after Kohli and Sharma announced their decisions in the post-match press conference on Saturday.

“An era comes to an end in T20Is! The aura will stay forever!” the BCCI said on X (formerly Twitter)

“2 Legends of the game. Thank you, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli,” it added.

Kohli completed the first half-century of the tournament enabling India to 176-7 after Sharma won the toss and decided to bat.

Jasprit Bumrah, Arshdeep Sing, and Hardik Pandya shared seven wickets among them to cut South Africa at 169-8 and onwards the title.

INDIA PM MODI LAUDS JADEJA AFTER PLAYER’S RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Furthermore, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded cricketer Ravindra Jadeja to congratulate him after the all-rounder also announced his retirement.

“Cricket lovers admire your stylish performances over the years. My best wishes for your endeavors ahead,” Modi told Jadeja on X.

Moreover, Jadeja is leaving the T20 international after making his debut in February 2009 against Sri Lanka.

“Winning the T20 World Cup was a dream come true, a pinnacle of my T20 international career,” Jadeja said on X.

“Thank you for the memories, the cheers, and the unwavering support,” he added.

Interestingly, the victory signalled India’s second T20 World Cup but its first title in 13 years.

South Africa, meanwhile, was playing for its first-ever final of an ICC tournament.

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