Modi also extended his best wishes to the players as they prepare for the high-stakes semi-final clash against New Zealand on Wednesday.
The Indian team’s commanding win over the Netherlands, securing its ninth consecutive victory in the World Cup, added to the festive spirit of Diwali. KL Rahul’s century and Shreyas Iyer’s stellar innings propelled India to a comprehensive 160-run triumph, helping the team finish the league engagements with 18 points.
“Diwali becomes even more special thanks to our cricket team! Congratulations to Team India on their fantastic victory against the Netherlands! Such an impressive display of skill and teamwork,” Modi shared on X.
Expressing his enthusiasm for the upcoming semifinals, Modi added, “Best wishes for the Semis! India is elated.” The Prime Minister’s encouragement adds to the collective spirit and support for the Indian cricket team as they gear up for a crucial showdown against New Zealand.
As the nation celebrates the festival of lights, the cricket team’s success has added an extra layer of joy for the citizens.
(With inputs from PTI)