Team India stranded in Barbados due to hurricane after thunderous win

Team India stranded in Barbados due to hurricane after thunderous win

The Indian cricket team has made their fans proud as they won the ICC T20 World Cup 2024 under the head coach Rahul Dravid. After winning the match, veteran cricketers Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma announced their retirement from the T20I format. However, the celebrations after winning the cup have been curbed as team India get stranded in Barbados due to hurricane after thunderous win.

The hurricane Beryl, which is a category 4 hurricane is passing through Barbados, the place where final match of the T20 World Cup 2024 was held. The hurricane is expected to cross Barbados Sunday night, local time, but the centre of the hurricane is to be 80 miles off the south coast. Team India is currently staying at the luxurious Hilton hotel. 

Here’s what Jay Shah said on the matter

Team India gets stranded in Barbados due to hurricane after thunderous win. The BCCI has stated that the members of the Indian squad for the T20 World Cup 2024 will be felicitated once they come back to their homeland. However, the ceremony will have to be delayed considering how the team is now stranded along with BCCI chief secretary Jay Shah.

Jay Shah said that board is planning a felicitation for the victorious team after they reach India. However, their contenders in the finals, South Africa are safe home as they had already left Barbados bac

“Like you we are also stuck here. After the travel plans are clear, we will think about the felicitation.” 

Will Hardik Pandya replace Rohit Sharma as the next T20I captain?

As Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli announce their retirement from T20 Internationals, it is now uncertain who will lead the Indian team from here.

A lot of people believe the role will be bestowed upon the T20 World Cup 2024 vice captain Hardik Pandya. While Hardik faced a low time in his career, he revived his name with the T20 World Cup, earning the confidence of the team and their fans with his excellent bowling in the finals. 

Speaking about the next captain, Shah has also said that “seniors will be there” in next year’s Champions Trophy and the World Test Championship final.

“The transition has already happened with three greats retiring,” Shah said when asked about the team’s next phase following the T20I retirements of Virat Kohli, Rohit and [Ravindra] Jadeja.

“The way this team is progressing, our target is to win the World Test Championship final and Champions Trophy. There will be a similar squad playing there. The seniors will be there.”

India’s ODI assignments before that include three games each against Sri Lanka (away), New Zealand (home) and England (home).

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