Thousands of fervent supporters flocked to Marine Drive in Mumbai to welcome Team India home following their momentous triumph in the T20 World Cup. The nation was touched by this display of love, and prominent figures like businessman Anand Mahindra and cricket star Sourav Ganguly responded on social media.

A Sea of Blue at Marine Drive

Social media has been abuzz with visuals showcasing the electrifying atmosphere at Marine Drive. Fans, draped in the colors of the Indian flag, patiently waited for hours to catch a glimpse of their cricketing heroes. This jubilant celebration serves as a testament to the unwavering support Indian fans have for their team.

Cricket Legends Chime In

Prominent cricketer and past president of the BCCI Sourav Ganguly expressed his thoughts on Instagram. He applauded the team’s achievement and said, This is what makes Indian cricket apart from the rest. I’m proud of each and every one of the players because they deserve everything.” He showed images of the excited crowd and the squad arriving with the highly sought prize.

The well-known industrialist Anand Mahindra posted a clever insight on a social media platform (change X with the name of the site). “It’s not the Queen’s Necklace in Mumbai anymore,” he said. Now, Mumbai is known as “JAADU KI JHAPPI” (Mumbai’s magical hug), a reference to the moniker of the famous landmark.

Social Media Reacts

Social media users were quick to react on both posts. Other users expressed similar feelings to Ganguly and Mahindra, praising the squad and the fervent supporters. One user wrote, This is undoubtedly one of the most remarkable celebration photos and videos in the history of Indian cricket, taken at Marine Drive in Mumbai. (change X with the name of the platform). Another said, in India, cricket is a true emotion.

Remembering Ganguly’s Role

Interestingly, some fans on Instagram acknowledged Ganguly’s contribution to the team’s success during his tenure as BCCI President. They credited him with convincing Rahul Dravid to become the head coach, a move that proved to be a game-changer. Comments like “Yes, sir, and we all know without you, it was not possible” reflected the appreciation for Ganguly’s role in shaping the team’s journey.

A Celebration for the Ages

The scenes at Marine Drive stand as a powerful symbol of India’s love for cricket. The team’s victory and the fans’ unwavering support have united the nation in a joyous celebration. This moment will undoubtedly be etched in the memories of both players and fans for years to come.

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