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T20 World Cup 2024: Team India’s leaked jersey triggers huge uproar on social media

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced the 15-member squad for T20 World Cup 2024 very recently. Just days later, a picture of Team India’s T20 World Cup jersey was leaked online. The leaked kit has been receiving flak since then.

It remains to be seen whether or not Rohit Sharma and Co. will be sporting the same jersey for the marquee event. The leaked picture triggered a massive outrage on social media, with the majority of the netizens calling it “worst”.

The rumored leak shows the jersey highlighting tri-color stripes along a V-shaped neckline. Apart from that, it has the classic Adidas stripes adorning the saffron-colored sleeves. However, the BCCI hasn’t unveiled the official kit for the main event yet.

The tournament will be co-hosted by the United States of America and the West Indies. Team India will kick-start their T20 World Cup campaign against Ireland in Group A on June 5, Wednesday. The game will be held at Nassau County International Cricket Stadium in New York.

After that, Team India will lock horns with Pakistan in Group A on June 9, Sunday in New York. India will take on United States of America on June 12, Wednesday at the same venue. India will play their last Group A match against Canada on June 15, Saturday. The game will kick off at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida.

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Team India will look to end their ICC title drought this time

The last time the Men in Blue won the ICC title was back in 2013 when they defeated England to win the Champions Trophy. India won the inaugural edition of the ICC T20 World Cup in 2007 and since then they failed to make a bid for the second trophy.

India were the runners-up of the ICC T20 World Cup 2014 edition as they lost to Sri Lanka in the final. Talking about India’s journey in T20 World Cup 2022, they reached the semi-finals of the competition but were knocked out by England in the crucial encounter.

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