New Delhi : Fan Frenzy as champions India returns home. The T20 World Cup winners landed in New Delhi from the Caribbean.

India's T20 World Cup winners returned home to a heroes welcome on Thursday with skipper Rohit Sharma and his players hailed by euphoric fans jostling to glimpse their stars.

Frenzied crowds shouted '' INDIA, India '' after they landed in New Delhi from the Caribbean, having been delayed for days by Hurricane Beryl.

Whistles and wild cheers greeted the players as they walked out from the arrival area with gold medals. around their necks, some giving a thumbs-up to their fans.

'' This is surreal, watching my team with the World Cup,'' emotional fan Rohit Khanna told AFP.

'' I saw the 2011 triumph, but this is the moment I will never forget.''

Despite monsoon rain, crowds gathered outside New Delhi's airport long before dawn, waiting for a glimpse of their idols, who had beaten South Africa on Saturday in a thrilling final in Barbados.

'' It's home,'' India's cricket board said on social media.

The World Students Society thanks AFP.


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