Mumbai: Indian fans were shocked and left spell bound by a power-hitting West Indies side after the visitors crushed Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Team India’s hopes of making it to their third summit clash of the ICC World T20.
After a shocking loss to New Zealand in the Super 10 tournament opener, pre-tournament favourites India put up a brave front and managed to survive the Pakistan, Bangladesh and Australia tests respectively.
To say run-machine Virat Kohli brought out his A game would be an understatement as the Indian vice-captain recorded three unbeaten half-centuries at the magnum opus.
Although Team India were distraught after the Caribbean victory, fans showered players with even more love and respect.
When members of the Indian Cricket Team were spotted here on their way back home at the Mumbai airport, chants of ‘Kohli Kohli’ resonated around. The ‘Men in Blue’ should be proud of themselves as fans went berserk seeing them go through security check.
Having not made it to the final, Team India will always be adored wherever they go. A stark resemblance to this incident can be recalled when Pakistan were welcomed withy a hostile reception by fans on their arrival in Lahore a few weeks ago.
Video of Pakistan Cricketers' arrival at Lahore airport, fans chanting shame shame slogans after team's dismal show. pic.twitter.com/F30qgjBGAG— Faizan Lakhani (@faizanlakhani) March 27, 2016
India’s arch nemesis crashed out after a disastrous performance in the global event. The returning players faced chants of ‘shame shame’ when they landed at the Allama Iqbal international airport in Lahore. Skipper Shahid Afridi missed the episode as he chose to spend time in Dubai....