PM Modi dials ‘Men in Blue’, congratulates Team India on T20 World Cup victory


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to the members of the Indian cricket team over the phone and congratulated them on their seven run victory over south Africa in the final of the ICC T20 World cup.

In a tweet, PM Modi praised the players for showing their excellent skill and spirit throughout the tournament and said their commitment is very motivating. “Spoke to the Indian team and congratulated them on their exemplary success at the T20 World Cup. They have shown excellent skill and spirit throughout the tournament. Each player’s commitment is very motivating,” he tweeted. During the conversation, the Prime Minister praised Rohit Sharma for his splendid captaincy and appreciated his T20I career.

“CHAMPIONS! Our team brings the T20 World Cup home in STYLE! We are proud of the Indian cricket team. This match was HISTORIC,” he tweeted, along with a congratulatory video message for the team.

This was India’s second T20 World Cup win in 17 years after they emerged victorious in the maiden edition in 2007. It was also after 11 years that Team India won a major ICC title, the last being the Champions Trophy in 2013.


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