Indian T20 Cricket Team bowls over the diaspora at NY Consulate


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The Indian Consulate in New York hosted a reception to welcome Team India on 10th June. The Indian national team is playing cricket in New York for the first time, with the US hosting the prestigious ICC T20 Cricket World Cup also for the first time. In an interactive session, the event brought alive the game of cricket in the minds and hearts of every Indian American present there. Rohit Sharma, the T20 captain, and Rahul Dravid, the head coach of the Indian cricket team, and all other team members bowled over the Indian diaspora leaders present at the reception.

Sharing a post on X, the Consulate General of India in New York wrote, “@IndiainNewYork  hosted a reception to welcome Team India; Cd’A a.i. Amb @ranganathan_sr & Consul General @binaysrikant76 welcomed the team; 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.”

“This is the 1st time #TeamIndia is playing cricket in New York & first time playing the World Cup in the US; Cheering for Team India to go back home with the T20 World Cup!” the post read.

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