Team India manager Biswal gets grand welcome

Last Updated: Apr 07, 2011, 14:44 PM IST

Bhubaneswar: Manager of India`s World Cup winning cricket team, Ranjib Biswal, got a grand welcome after arriving at his home city.

While two state ministers received him at the airport and congratulated him for the victory of the Indian team, hundreds of cricket lovers shouted slogans and garlanded him with flowers.

Biswal was taken home in a grand procession amid beating of drums and dance by cricket lovers at the Biju Patnaik Airport.

"This was an auspicious moment (the World Cup winning moment); we will remember it for life," Biswal said.

IANS