President, PM congratulate Indian cricket team

Posted on 11th Mar 2015 10:35 am by mohit kumar

New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team for their eight-wicket victory against Ireland in a World Cup Pool B game.

The president in his message to the team congratulated them for winning five games on the trot in the quadrennial tournament.

“Bravo & well done Team India on the 5th straight win in the ICC World Cup 2015 by winning today's match against Ireland,” Mukherjee tweeted.

“Superb all-round performance. Congrats Team India! Keep up the momentum,” posted Modi.

A good bowling performance and knocks from openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma ensured India muster a eight-wicket victory against Ireland to win their fifth consecutive game on a batting friendly wicket at the Seddon Park in Hamilton.

Chasing a total of 259, India rode on Sharma’s 64 and Dhawan’s 103 runs to ease past the score. Earlier pace spearhead Mohammed Shami and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up figures of 3-41 and 2-38 respectively to bowl out Ireland.

0 Like 0 Dislike
Previous news Next news
Other news

ICC announces bids for World Cup mementos

Wellington, March 22 (IANS) With the buzz around the World Cup semi-finals, the International C

Congress opposes Political colour to Goa Panchayat Polls

anaji, Feb 7 (IANS) The Congress Saturday joined the Roman Catholic Church in Goa to oppose the

Eight millionaires in Meghalaya electoral battle

Shillong, April 7 (IANS) Eight of the 10 candidates in the fray in Meghalaya's two parliamentar

Restoration of Sher Shah Gate to be completed in 2016

New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The restoration work on the Sher Shah Gate, opposite Purana Qila, is

Modi, Obama to share Thoughts on 'Mann ki Baat'

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama will share

Sign up to write
Sign up now if you have flare of writing..
Login   |   Register
Follow Us
Indyaspeak @ Facebook Indyaspeak @ Twitter Indyaspeak @ Pinterest RSS

Play Free Quiz and Win Cash