New Delhi, Feb 28:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met the Indian blind cricket team that defeated arch-rivals Pakistan to lift the Blind Twenty20 World Cup earlier this month.
Prime Minister said he was happy to interact with the members of the Indian blind cricket team.
“Had a memorable interaction with our champion cricketers, the winners of the T-20 Cricket World Cup for the Blind,” wrote Modi on his twitter handle.
“Best wishes to the entire team that won the T-20 Cricket World Cup for the Blind. Keep playing well and making India proud of your game,” he further wrote.
Modi also posted pictures of himself with each and every member of the team on his twitter page.
He congratulated the parents and coaches of these cricketers for extending their unconditional support to them.
“I also congratulate the coaches, parents, friends & teachers of these cricketers who supported them during this unforgettable journey,” he tweeted.
The Indian blind cricket team had successfully defended its Twenty20 World Cup title, defeating Pakistan in the final of the tournament on February 12, for the second successive edition. (PTI)