New Delhi:President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed the Indian cricket team’s maiden Test series triumph in Australia, calling the feat a historic accomplishment.
In his congratulatory message to the side, President Kovind lauded the effort in achieving the series win.
“Congratulations to @imVkohli and his team for reaching one of Indian cricket’s final frontiers and winning a test series in Australia for the first time. Gritty batting, marvellous fast bowling and a fine team effort has done us proud. Let’s make a habit of it!,” the President wrote on his official Twitter handle.
Prime Minister Modi called the Test series win a “historic accomplishment”.
“A historic cricketing accomplishment in Australia! Congratulations to the Indian Cricket Team for the hard-fought and richly deserved series victory,” Modi tweeted.
“The series witnessed some memorable performances and solid teamwork. Best wishes for the various games ahead,” he wrote.
India won the four-match series 2-1 after the Sydney Test ended in a rain-forced draw on Monday.