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Rahul Dravid gets befitting farewell, Team India lifts head coach on shoulders after historic T20 WC win

Rahul Dravid gets befitting farewell, Team India lifts head coach on shoulders after historic T20 WC win

avid, who tried to stay away from the limelight, finally joined in the joyous celebrations at Kohli's insistence, revealing a side of him rarely seen by the cricketing world

After the India Cricket team clinched the T20 World Cup, the players gave an emotional farewell to head coach Rahul Dravid. The team, led by Rohit Sharma, celebrated their monumental win by lifting Dravid on their shoulders, as India ended their 11-year trophy drought. Dravid had earlier announced that he would step down from his role after the tournament held in Barbados and the USA.

Following the victory, the Indian squad, along with coaches and support staff, completed a lap of honour around Kensington Oval. In a touching moment, Virat Kohli and several teammates hoisted Dravid onto their shoulders, reminiscent of the farewell given to Sachin Tendulkar after the 2011 World Cup triumph. As Rohit Sharma danced his way to collect the trophy, Kohli made sure to include Dravid in the celebration, inviting him to join the moment on stage.

Virat Kohli celebrates with Rahul Dravid

Virat Kohli handed Dravid the trophy, creating a cherished moment as the usually reserved coach let his emotions show. The two shared a heartfelt embrace. Dravid, who tried to stay away from the limelight, finally joined in the joyous celebrations at Kohli’s insistence, revealing a side of him rarely seen by the cricketing world.

The Indian players continued their victory lap, expressing gratitude to the crowd dressed in blue. In a deeply personal moment, Kohli took a video call to include his family in the celebration, sharing the triumph with his loved ones. The evening was filled with heartfelt emotions and unforgettable memories, marking a historic win for India and a touching farewell for Rahul Dravid.

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