Chandigarh, November 21
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday released a video from the Indian dressing room after ICC World Cup Final loss where he is heard having a pep talk with the player
“Aap log poora 10-10 game jeet ke aaye ho, yeh toh hota rehta hai. Muskuraiye bhai, desh aap logon ko dekh raha hai. Maine socha mil lun sab ko.” PM Modi said.
Speaking to Ravindra Jadeja, the PM said, “Kya babu,” and to Jasprit Bumrah he asked: “Tum Gujarati bolte ho, (both laughed as Bumrah replied thori thori)”.
The Prime Minster also praised Mohammed Shami who ended the tournament as the top wicket-taker. “Arrey Shami, bahut accha kiya iss baar,” and he hugged him.
The Indian cricket team lost the final battle against Australia by 6 wickets on Sunday at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
PM Modi was himself present at the stadium to watch the Indian team take on Australia in a bid to end the 12-year wait for the ODI World Cup.