PM Modi on ICC World Cup Final: After the defeat by Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup Final, Prime Minister Narendra Modi went to the dressing room of Team India players to console them. He held the hands of team captain Rohit Sharma and star batsman Virat Kohli and encouraged them. He was also seen cheering and congratulating them for their 10 consecutive victories.
Seeing these videos viral on social media ‘X’, BJP leaders and Union Ministers have expressed different reactions and praised PM Modi. In a video shared by the Union Ministers, it was seen that PM Modi, who reached the dressing room, held Rohit Sharma’s hand in one hand and Virat Kohli’s hand in the other. It was shown that the PM was praising both the players and saying that this keeps happening. During this time Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli were looking dejected. He was also seen asking both of them to smile.
Boosted morale by meeting all the players one to one
Before the defeat of the final match, PM Modi was seen meeting all the players one to one and boosting their morale while praising the 10 tournaments won by the Indian men’s cricket team. While meeting them, they were also seen asking to motivate each other.
A lot to learn from Prime Minister Modi- Amit Malviya
On social media ‘X’, BJP IT cell head Amit Malviya said, “This is what leadership is all about… standing with the team in times of crisis.” This warmth and reassurance must have been encouraging for the team, which lost the final despite winning every consecutive game. There is a lot to learn from Prime Minister Modi…”
This is what leadership is all about… Standing with the team when the chips are down. The warmth and assurance must have been uplifting for the team, which had just lost the final despite winning every game in the run up. There is so much to learn from Prime Minister Modi… pic.twitter.com/EI75LQCIBY
— Amit Malviya (@amitmalviya) November 21, 2023
A true leader who stands together in the most difficult situations – Shehzad Poonawala
Apart from this, a video has also been shared on ‘X’ by BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawala. In this Poonawala said, “A true leader is one who stands with you not only in the best of times but also in the most difficult situations.” After the ICC World Cup final, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Team India in their dressing room.
A true leader is one who stands by you not during the best of the times but the most difficult of situations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Team India in their dressing room after the ICC World Cup Finals pic.twitter.com/xz0xhfVc3Y
— Shehzad Jai Hind (@Shehzad_Ind) November 21, 2023
Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that PM Modi encouraged the team and praised the players for their performance throughout the World Cup. Another Union Minister Piyush Goyal also shared the video and said, “The entire country stands with you.”
PM Modi invites Team India to come to Delhi
Modi also talked to other players. He was also seen asking about the well-being of many players and talking to them in Gujarati. He also talked to team coach Rahul Dravid. The PM also invited all the Indian players to visit Delhi. He told everyone that whenever you come to Delhi, they should come to meet him. I am inviting everyone to meet me today.
It is noteworthy that on Tuesday (November 21), a video of the meeting in the dressing room was shared by the Prime Minister on social media. He said, “India stands with them today and always.”
‘Holding hands the PM said- Smile, the country is watching you’
During this, he held hands with Rohit and Virat and also said to them, “Smile, the country is watching you.” Modi hugged India’s most influential bowler in the tournament, Mohammed Shami, and said that he performed very well.
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