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ICC World Cup 2023 Final: PM Modi says ‘140 crore Indians are cheering’ for team ahead of clash with Australia


With the high-intensity ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Final between India and Australia at Narendra Modi Stadium on 19 November underway, wishes to the Indian team have already started pouring in from political leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and others.

Home Minister Amit Shah, who is currently present at the stadium watching the match, took to X and wrote, “Our Team has set exceptional records of victories throughout the World Cup matches. The 140 crore citizens and cricket fans across the world stand in their support. My best wishes to the team. Go get the World Cup. #CWC23Final”

Apart from this, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also expressed his best wishes to the Indian team. He wrote, “Best wishes to the boys in blue for the Cricket World Cup Final. #INDvAUS Play fearlessly – more than a billion hearts beat for you Let’s bring it home Jeetega INDIA!”

Joanna Swanson

Joanna Swanson is Europe correspondent at the Thomson Reuters Foundation based in Brussels covering politics, culture, business, climate change, society, economies and inclusive tech. With specific focus in breaking news, she has covered some of the world's most significant stories.