As India suffered an unexpected defeat against Australia in the World Cup final, political leaders took to social media to express their support and appreciation for the cricket team’s journey. Apart from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, many prominent leaders like Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi appreciated the efforts of Team India at the summit.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while sharing his thoughts on the Strongly believe that you will emerge even stronger.”
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur in a post highlighted the resilience and determination of Team India. He wrote, “Defeat stings, but the resilience of our team shines more than any scoreboard. Today, at the World Cup, we fought bravely till the last ball, displaying courage, skill and unwavering determination. However this time Victory eluded us, but our players fought with the hearts of lions, proving that true champions emerge no matter what the result. We are proud of our team spirit and sportsmanship. This defeat is not the end; it A chapter in our journey of perseverance. Heads held high, we move forward. Our love and support will always be with our Champions!”
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi posted on Twitter, saying, “Team India, you did well throughout the tournament! Win or lose – we love you either way and we will win the next match too. Good win in the World Cup.” Congratulations to Australia for this.” ,
Congress chief Mallikarjun Kharge congratulated Team Australia on their victory and praised India for playing well and winning hearts. He expressed pride in India’s remarkable performance throughout the World Cup and assured the team of continued support and encouragement from every Indian. Kharge said, “Congratulations Team Australia. India played well and won hearts. Your talent and sportsmanship were visible in the game. Every single Indian is proud of your remarkable performance throughout the World Cup. We will always cheer you on.” and will cherish your achievements.” ,
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin posted, “Congratulations to Australia on their spectacular #WorldCup win! 🏆 Congratulations to #TeamIndia for a brilliant performance till the final and unbeatable form till the semi-finals. Your resilience and passion was truly commendable!”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the team for their talent and determination. He tweeted, “Dear Team India, your talent and determination during the World Cup was remarkable. You played with great spirit and brought great pride to the country. We stand with you today and always.”
The Prime Minister also congratulated Australia for their spectacular World Cup victory, praising their commendable performance throughout the tournament. Modi particularly praised Travis Head for his remarkable play in the final.
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In a rare example, the Congress party cited BJP’s post to support Team India ahead of the World Cup tie.
India’s dream of winning its third World Cup title ended after a shocking defeat against Australia. Despite notable contributions from Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul, India posted a total of 240 runs. Travis Head’s excellent innings of 137 led Australia to a six-wicket victory, securing their record sixth World Cup title.