New Delhi: The BCCI on Friday put out a picture of the Indian Team’s jersey bearing IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan
Varthaman returned home from Pakistan on Friday to a hero’s welcome, two days after he was captured following a dogfight when his MiG 21 was shot down.
Pakistani officials handed over Varthaman to Indian officials, including from the IAF, at the Attari-Wagah Border late Friday.
“#WelcomeHomeAbhinandan You rule the skies and you rule our hearts. Your courage and dignity will inspire generations to
“A hero is more than just four letters. Through his courage, selflessness
India skipper Virat Kohli also shared a picture of the Indian hero in his social media account.
“Real Hero. I bow down to you. Jai Hind,” he wrote.
Former India opener Virender Sehwag also posted a sketch of Varthaman on his twitter handle.
“How proud we are to have you! Bow down to your skills and even more your grit and courage #WelcomeBackAbhinandan. We love you and are filled with pride because of you. #WeAreSupposedToTellYouThis,” he wrote along with the picture.