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Indian consulate in New York hosts Team India amidst T20 World Cup campaign

Indian consulate in New York hosts Team India amidst T20 World Cup campaign

The occasion gave the diaspora a special chance to meet and wish their cricketing heroes luck in the current competition.

The Indian national cricket team on Tuesday was welcomed with a reception at the Indian Consulate in New York. This, along with the historic decision to host the ICC T20 World Cup in the United States for the first time, is the first time that Team India is competing on American soil.

Dravid, Rohit interact with Indian diaspora

Prominent leaders from the Indian diaspora gathered at the reception, eager to greet and engage with the team. Rohit Sharma, the team captain, and head coach Rahul Dravid were among the prominent guests. The occasion gave the diaspora a special chance to meet and wish their cricketing heroes luck in the current competition.

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The Consulate General of India in New York shared the excitement on social media. It posted on X (formerly Twitter), “@IndiainNewYork hosted a reception to welcome Team India. Captain @ImRo45, Head Coach Mr Rahul Dravid & team members interacted with the Indian diaspora leaders from different walks of life. Sincere thanks to the entire team @BCCI esp Hon. President Mr Roger Binny, Hon. Secretary @JayShah & Hon.Vice President Mr Rajeev Shukla.”

India’s thrilling victory over Pakistan on Sunday was followed by this cheering reception. The victory put India atop Group A with two wins from two matches. With this unusual World Cup setting, fans worldwide have shown a great deal of attention and support for the Indian team.

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