India head coach Ravi Shastri Prime Minister Narendra Modi for lauding the cricket crew’s efficiency in Australia. The Indian unit, led by stand-in skipper Ajinkya Rahane, breached Australia’s fortress, The Gabba, after 32 years to clinch the collection 2-1.
After bundling out for 36 within the first Check in Adelaide and struggling an eight-wicket defeat, the touring aspect staged a exceptional turnaround to win the Boxing Day conflict in Melbourne. The injury-ravaged Indian adopted it with a gritty attract Sydney and a memorable win in Brisbane to topple the Aussies at dwelling.
Lauding India’s fightback in Australia, PM Modi, throughout Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, stated, “This month, we acquired excellent news from the cricket pitch. After preliminary hiccups, the Indian crew bounced again gloriously and received the collection in Australia. Our crew’s exhausting work and teamwork have been inspiring.”
“Thanks, Sir. Your variety phrases will additional strengthen #TeamIndia and the nation’s resolve to carry out beneath stress and in attempting circumstances. Jai Hind,” Shastri tweeted whereas thanking Modi.
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) January 31, 2021
Rahane, who led India after common skipper Virat Kohli‘s departure, additionally thanked Modi for phrases of encouragement.
“Thanks on your phrases of encouragement Shri @narendramodi Ji. It is all the time an honour to characterize our nation, we hope to proceed inspiring extra Indians as we transfer ahead,” tweeted Rahane.
Thanks on your phrases of encouragement Shri @narendramodi Ji 🙏 It’s all the time an honour to characterize our nation, we hope to proceed inspiring extra Indians as we transfer ahead 🇮🇳 https://t.co/8vxfrU3N4v
— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) January 31, 2021
India are set to return to motion from February 5 when the aspect takes on England within the first match of four-match Check collection. The primary two Exams will happen in Chennai, whereas the revamped Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the remaining two video games.
The collection can even mark the return of worldwide cricket to India for the primary time because the sporting motion got here to a halt attributable to COVID-19 pandemic.