Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauds T20 World Cup-winning Team India upon meeting, says… | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi engaged in a significant interaction with the Indian cricket team, the recent victors of the T20 World Cup, discussing their experiences throughout the International Cricket Council (ICC) tournament held in the USA and the Caribbean.
The team, under the leadership of Rohit Sharma, achieved victory in the T20 World Cup by defeating South Africa the previous week.Following their triumph, the team faced delays in Bridgetown, Barbados, due to a category 4 hurricane, eventually arriving in Delhi early in the morning.

Prime Minister Modi expressed his delight over the meeting with the championship team at his residence, 7 Lok Kalyan Marg (LKM), where he had an engaging conversation about their tournament journey.

He shared this experience on the social media platform ‘X’, noting, “An excellent meeting with our Champions! Hosted the World Cup winning team at 7, LKM and had a memorable conversation on their experiences through the tournament.”

The Prime Minister’s Office released a video slightly over a minute long, showcasing the players in a relaxed conversation with Modi, seated in a circle. Rohit Sharma, the team captain, was positioned to the right of the Prime Minister, with head coach Rahul Dravid to his left.

The players were dressed in special jerseys marked with the word ‘CHAMPIONS’ and adorned with two stars above the Team India crest, symbolizing their two T20 World Cup victories. The atmosphere was light-hearted, with players visibly happy as they engaged with the Prime Minister.
During this occasion, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Roger Binny and secretary Jay Shah presented Prime Minister Modi with a customized Team India jersey. The jersey featured ‘NAMO’ and the number ‘1’ prominently displayed, signifying a gesture of appreciation and respect towards the Prime Minister.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *