New Delhi, November 19 (Language) Congress, while congratulating Australia for winning the Cricket World Cup, on Sunday said that the defeat of the Indian team in the final match cannot reduce its dominance in this World Cup tournament.
Australia won its sixth ODI World Cup with its ninth consecutive win by defeating India by six wickets in the ICC Cricket World Cup final here on Sunday, breaking the hearts of crores of Indians and the host team’s dream of becoming world champions.
Congress wrote on social media platform ‘X’, “Congratulations to Australia. We would like to tell our players in blue jersey that defeat in the final cannot diminish the dominance shown throughout the tournament. You have demonstrated the spirit of a true winner. Thank you for an incredible journey.”
“The Indian team won our hearts,” the party said.
Congratulating Team Australia, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge said, “India played well and won hearts.” Your talent and sportsmanship were visible in the competition.
Kharge wrote on ‘X’, “Every Indian is proud of your remarkable performance throughout the World Cup. We will always encourage you and cherish your achievements.”
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi also said, “Team India, you performed well in the entire tournament.”
“Win or lose – we love you in every situation and we will win the next (World Cup),” he wrote on ‘X’.
Rahul Gandhi said, “Congratulations to Australia for the great victory in the World Cup.”
Senior Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also congratulated the winning team through ‘X’ and appreciated India’s efforts.
Vadra said, “Fighting with full passion is more important than victory or defeat. Team India performed brilliantly in the entire series, reaching the finals with pride. Team India, go ahead and prepare for a new battle. The country is with you. Congratulations to Australia on victory.
All India Congress Committee General Secretary Jairam Ramesh said on ‘X’, “The Australian team played very well. Team India played excellent cricket throughout the series.
Chasing India’s target of 241 runs, Australia won by scoring 241 runs for four wickets in just 43 overs.
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