New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extolled the Indian Cricket team for their win over Australia terming it as a life lesson and lauded the fighting spirit of the players. He praised the team’s fighting spirit to bounce back a the back lash they faced during the first Test at Adleide.
“The Indian team in Australia is a great example of the change in approach. Even after losing the first test, they continued fighting. Even after suffering injuries, our players kept fighting for wins and kept looking for new solutions. In challenging conditions, they stood up to challenge. Some players may have been less experienced, but their bravery was no less. They created history with the right talent and temperament. They defeated such an experienced team like Australia. This performance of our players is a life lesson”, said the Prime Minister while addressing the 18th Convocation of Tezpur University.
The PM added that India is no more afraid of taking up challenges. India had won the Test Series against Australia with a lead of 2-1 after their loss at the Adleide by registering the lowest ever score in the Test Cricket history of the team.