The ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 closing was a heart-break for the Indian cricket workforce followers. After 10 straight wins, the Rohit Sharma-led Indian cricket workforce was the favourites going into the ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 closing towards Australia. Nonetheless, the Pat Cummins-led aspect saved their finest for the final and trumped the hosts in Ahmedabad in all departments. They first restricted India to a below-par whole after which reached the goal with ease. PM Narendra Modi was on the stadium in Ahmedabad and introduced the Cricket World Cup Trophy to Australia captain Pat Cummins after the ultimate.
Pat Cummins’ Australia teammate Glenn Maxwell recounted the World Cup presentation ceremony.
“It was fairly humorous watching the movies of the post-match presentation the place he (Pat Cummins) shook Modi’s hand and was caught there on the rostrum,” Maxwell advised theage.com.au.
“It felt like that lasted for about 10 minutes, him simply standing there with the trophy ready for the group to return on. However he really handled it with class. He did not make a giant tune and dance about it, [he] simply thought ‘you realize what, I will wait right here, be respectful.’ Not everybody would’ve handled that like he did.”
After handing over the trophy, PM Modi additionally met the Indian cricket workforce within the dressing room.
In a video shared by PIB, PM Modi is seen consoling the devastated workforce, chatting with the gamers individually.
“Aap log poora 10-10 recreation jeet ke aaye ho, yeh toh hota rehta hai. Muskuraiye bhai, desh aap logon ko dekh raha hai. Maine socha mil lun sab ko.(You may have received 10 consecutive video games. This one loss is regular, it retains on occurring. Please smile, your entire nation is watching you. I simply thought that I ought to go and meet you individuals),” PM Modi mentioned.
“Hota hai (it occurs),” he mentioned to Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli, holding their palms.
Chatting with Ravindra Jadeja, a fellow Gujarati, the PM mentioned, “Kya babu (speaks in Gujarati and each snicker)”.
Approaching Mohammed Shami, who ended the match as a high wicket-taker, the Prime Minister wrapped him in a hug. “Arrey Shami, bahut accha kiya iss baar. (Nicely performed, Shami. You performed very well this time),” he mentioned.
To Jasprit Bumrah, he mentioned: “You converse Gujarati?” Bumrah replied, “Somewhat bit”.
Additional within the video, PM Modi mentioned, “Toh, aap sab log bahut acchi mehnat kare ho. Chaliye, hota hai. Aur saathiyon zara ek doosre ka hausla buland karte chaliye. Aur jab aap log zara free honge aur Delhi aayenge toh baithunga aap sab ke saath. Meri taraf se nimantaran hai aap sab logon ko.(You guys have labored actually laborious and performed exceptionally effectively. Simply stick collectively and carry on motivating one another. Additionally, if everytime you guys are free and are in Delhi then let’s meet once more. You all are cordially invited from my aspect.)”
The Indian cricket workforce was unbeaten within the World Cup, profitable 10 matches on the trot earlier than being overwhelmed by Australia within the closing.
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