New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday congratulated Indian clots for winning the U-19 World Cup.
India defeated Australia in the finals to become the first team to clinch the title for four times.
Narendra Modi took to Twitter and extended his congratulations to India U-19 World Cup winning squad. “Absolutely thrilled by the stupendous achievement of our young cricketers. Congratulations to them on winning the Under-19 World Cup. This triumph makes every Indian extremely proud,” tweeted PM Modi.
Modi further added, “This triumph makes every Indian extremely proud.”
President Kovind also praised the winning team said, “Congrats to India’s talented young cricket team for winning the Under-19 World Cup. Calmness and composure of our boys embellishes their skills. Proud of captain @Shaw_Prithvi and his mates, as well as of coach Rahul Dravid and the hard-working support staff.”
Congress President Rahul Gandhi too took to twitter and said, “Congratulations Team India on your resounding U-19 Cricket World Cup win! India takes great pride in the success of its new generation of cricket stars.”
This is the second time that India thrashed Australia in the final. Earlier India defeated Australia in the final of the 2012 edition.