WATCH: India celebrates T20 World Cup victory

WATCH: India celebrates T20 World Cup victory

India have finally ended their 11-year drought for an ICC Cricket World Cup trophy by defeating South Africa in a thrilling 2024 T20 final at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados. The Men in Blue clinched the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 with a hard-fought seven-run victory, overcoming a resilient South African side in a match that ebbed and flowed until the very end.

Indian team’s heartfelt lap of honour

After securing their historic victory in the 2024 final against South Africa, the Indian team celebrated with a poignant lap of honour at the Kensington Oval. Led by captain Rohit Sharma, who carried his daughter Samaria on his shoulders, the team’s joyous procession resonated deeply with fans worldwide.

Virat Kohli, draped in the Tricolour, symbolized the nation’s pride and unity. Rishabh Pant and Jasprit Bumrah, beaming with happiness, paraded the coveted trophy around the field, their faces reflecting the culmination of relentless effort and determination. This heartwarming display not only celebrated their triumph on the cricket field but also honored the unwavering support of the fans who stood by them throughout their journey to reclaim the T20 World Cup title after 11 years.

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India’s T20 World Cup 2024 victory over South Africa

In their pursuit of victory, India bravely defended the target of 177 runs against South Africa. Despite the Proteas’ strong start and a daunting requirement of 30 runs off 30 balls with six wickets in hand, India’s determination prevailed.

All-rounder Hardik Pandya played a pivotal role in India’s victory, turning the match in their favor with crucial breakthroughs. His second-over dismissal of Heinrich Klaasen and subsequent catch to dismiss David Miller off his own bowling showcased his match-winning prowess. Pandya’s contributions were instrumental in India reclaiming the T20 World Cup title after 17 years.

Bumrah’s mastery in breaking partnerships at crucial junctures proved decisive in the final moments of the summit clash. His precision and ability to deliver under pressure, including the dismissal of Marco Jansen with an in-swinging delivery, underscored his importance in India’s bowling attack. Bumrah’s performance was pivotal in securing India’s thrilling seven-run victory and clinching the coveted T20 World Cup trophy.

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