T20 World champions India U19 women team arrive in Ahmedabad; to be felicitated by BCCI & Sachin Tendulkar

Xtra Time Web Desk: Shafali Verma led U19 T20 World Champion Indian women team arrived in Ahmedabad on Tuesday night. The U19 women cricketers arrived in India without much fanfare. The U19 cricketers will be felicitated tomorrow at the Narendra Modi Stadium for winning the T20 World Cup. The award ceremony will take place on the eve of the third and final T20I between India and New Zealand.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah announced on Monday that batting great Sachin Tendulkar and the board office-bearers will felicitate the World Cup-winning India U19 women’s team at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on February 1. The board secretary has also announced a cash award of INR 5 crores to be distributed among all the players and support staffs.

Shafali Verma and her team did the country proud by winning the inaugural U-19 T20 World Cup title on Sunday. The India U19 team thrashed England by seven-wicket in the final.