PM Modi called Team India and praised Hardik and Surya a lot

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. After the victory in the T20 World Cup, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Indian cricket team over the phone on Sunday morning and congratulated the entire team. During this, he congratulated Rohit Sharma for his excellent captaincy and praised his T20 career. He also praised Virat Kohli's innings in the final and his contribution to Indian cricket.

PM Modi praised Hardik Patel's last over and Surya Kumar Yadav's catch. Along with this, he also praised Jaspreet Bumrah's contribution. The Prime Minister also thanked Rahul Dravid for his contribution to Indian cricket.

'Captured the hearts of millions of Indians'
Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also released a video message late Saturday night and congratulated Team India on this victory. In this, he said, 'Congratulations to Team India on behalf of all the countrymen on this spectacular victory in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. Today 140 crore Indians must be feeling proud of your performance. You won the World Cup on the playing field, but your performance in the competition captured the hearts of crores of Indian citizens.'

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Let us tell you that Team India won the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 by defeating South Africa by 7 runs in a thrilling match played in Barbados on Saturday. South Africa needed 30 runs from 30 balls to win the T20 World Cup, but thanks to Hardik Pandya's 3-20 and Jasprit Bumrah's 2-18 brilliant performances, unbeaten India won their second title in the shortest format with a seven-run win at Kensington Oval on Saturday.

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Charismatic batsman Virat Kohli ended his poor form by scoring 76 runs in 59 balls and helped India post a competitive score of 176/7. In response, South Africa were trying their best to chase the target. But Hardik brought India back into the match by dismissing Heinrich Klaasen and restricted South Africa to 169/8 and ended their 11-year-old global trophy drought.

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