India’s head coach Ravi Shastri on Sunday mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s words of appreciation on the nationwide cricket staff’s current triumph in Australia would strengthen its resolve to carry out “under pressure” in future assignments as nicely.
A depleted Indian cricket staff braved accidents to its key gamers and likewise the absence of standard skipper Virat Kohli, who was on paternity depart, to document a historic come-from-behind 2-1 Test collection win in opposition to Australia in their very own den earlier this month.
And the lion-hearted effort of the staff was duly appreciated by Prime Minister Modi in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ handle to the nation on Sunday.
“Is mahine cricket pitch se bhi bahut acchhi khabar mili. Humari cricket team ne shuruati dikkaton ke baad, shaandar wapaasi karte huye Australia mein series jeeti. Humare khiladiyon ka hardwork aur teamwork prerit karnewala hain (This month there was some great news from the cricket field. Our cricket team, after crossing initial hurdles, made a brilliant comeback to win the series in Australia. The hard work and team work of our players is inspirational),” Modi mentioned in his handle.
The head coach of the victorious staff tweeted: “Thank you, Sir. Your kind words will further strengthen TeamIndia and India’s resolve to perform under pressure and in trying circumstances. Jai Hind !”
Earlier, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly additionally thanked Modi for his appreciation.
(With PTI inputs)