Mohammed Shami: Last night, Australia defeated India in the World Cup 2023 final at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad to win the trophy for a record six times, shattering over a billion hearts. Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Team India players in their dressing room yesterday to “lift their spirits” and support the group following the loss. Modi was in the stadium to watch the match.
A sentimental When Mohammad Shami saw Prime Minister Modi in the dressing room, he gave him a hug. The tournament’s highest wicket-ticket was the star bowler. On X, Mohammad Shami wrote, “Unfortunately yesterday was not our day. I would like to thank all Indians for supporting our team and me throughout the tournament. Thankful to PM Modi for especially coming to the dressing room and raising our spirits. We will bounce back”
Pride in Team India’s Performance
“PM Narendra Modi’s visit to the dressing room yesterday was special and very motivating,” Ravindra Jadeja said. PM Modi wrote in his message to Team India after the loss that, “Dear Team India, Your talent and determination through the World Cup was noteworthy. You’ve played with great spirit and brought immense pride to the nation. We stand with you today and always.”
Travis Head’s Decisive Innings
The Indian team’s 12-year absence from the Golden Cup was anticipated by over 1.4 billion supporters in India and around the globe. The team lost to Australia despite going undefeated for ten games in the tournament. India scored 240 runs in 50 overs while batting first. Travis Head hit a decisive 137 to help the Australians chase the target.