Team India emerged victorious against New Zealand in a thrilling semi-final at the Wankhede Stadium and reached the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup final for the fourth time. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the exceptional performance of the team and heartily congratulated the players for their remarkable achievement.
Expressing the nation’s joy after India’s emphatic win, Prime Minister Modi tweeted, “Congratulations to Team India! India performed brilliantly and entered the final in remarkable style.” His appreciation for the team’s brilliant batting and commendable bowling expressed the sentiments of millions of cricket fans across the country.
The Prime Minister praised the brilliant individual performances, particularly highlighting Shami’s bowling excellence. He wrote on Well played Shami!”
CM Yogi Adityanath congratulated
Congratulating CM Yogi, he wrote on Heartfelt congratulations to every player of the Indian cricket team who made the festive season more joyous with this spectacular victory! Good luck in the finals!
India’s brilliant batting was led by Virat Kohli, whose extraordinary inning of 117 runs laid the foundation of the team’s huge score. Shreyas Iyer’s brilliant contribution of a century further strengthened India’s hold on the match. The pair’s stellar performance was ably supported by Shubman Gill, who showcased his batting ability by playing a brilliant inning of 80 runs. Captain Rohit Sharma’s crucial 47 runs and Lokesh Rahul’s valuable 39 runs contributed to the team’s huge score.
Despite facing a challenging target, New Zealand showed resilience, with Daryl Mitchell’s excellent 134 standing as testament to the team’s determination. Captain Kane Williamson’s brilliant inning of 69 runs showcased his leadership and batting skills. Glenn Phillips also made a commendable contribution of 41 runs. However, the early dismissals of Conway and Rachin at 13 runs each increased the pressure on New Zealand to chase the target.
Indian bowler Mohammed Shami played an important role in destroying New Zealand’s batting lineup by taking seven wickets. His exceptional performance not only in this game but throughout the World Cup earned praise from cricket lovers around the world. Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav provided vital support for the team by taking important wickets. Meanwhile, for New Zealand, Tim Southee and Trent Boult managed to take the lead by taking three and one wicket respectively.