New Delhi: The Indian U-19 squad returned home on Tuesday after winning a record-extending fifth World Cup trophy.
The squad took the long flight back from the Caribbean with connections in Amsterdam and Dubai before reaching Bengaluru on Tuesday morning.
The players will head to Ahmedabad later on Tuesday for the BCCIs congratulation ceremony, probably on Wednesday.
Since the ICC arranges travel arrangements for all participating teams, the Indian contingent flew economy class, which is the norm, but made travel all the more tedious.
NCA chief VVS Laxman, who was also part of the squad in the West Indies, traveled separately with the selectors and five reserve players rushed to the Caribbean for the second league game against Ireland following a COVID-19 outbreak in India. camp.
India, led by Yash Dhull, had defeated England in the final on Saturday.
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