Victorious India U-19 team arrives to heroes welcome

Updated: Feb 05, 2018, 20:42 IST | PTI | Mumbai

Newly-crowned ICC U-19 World Champions, India were today accorded a warm welcome on their arrival at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, here

India's U19 captain Prithvi Shaw is welcomed by MCA officials after the team arrived at the Mumbai international airport. Pic/ AFP Photo
India's U19 captain Prithvi Shaw is welcomed by MCA officials after the team arrived at the Mumbai international airport. Pic/ AFP Photo

Newly-crowned ICC U-19 World Champions, India were today accorded a warm welcome on their arrival at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, here.

The Indian team, led by captain Prithvi Shaw, were received at the airport by senior officials of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA). The members of the team, coached by legendary Rahul Dravid, came out of the airport at around 3.30 PM local time.

India's U19 cricket team captain Prithvi Shaw (C) holds a trophy during a news conference in Mumbai. Pic/ AFP Photo
India's U19 cricket team captain Prithvi Shaw (C) holds a trophy during a news conference in Mumbai. Pic/ AFP Photo

Besides MCA officials, a significant number of fans also assembled at the airport to welcome the young heroes. India produced a dominant performance in the tournament and remained unbeaten throughout to lift the trophy for a record fourth time in New Zealand. India humbled Australia by eight wickets to win the title last Saturday.

Catch up on all the latest sports news and updates here

Download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go

Trending Video

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

FIFA U-17 WC: Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh's family cheers for India's victory

NEXT STORY
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK