• Monday, September 26, 2022

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Don’t feel burdened by World Cup defeat says Modi to Women’s cricket team

Modi said India chose to praise the women cricketers instead of criticising them for their defeat in the final.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Prime minister Narendra Modi says he had advised the Indian women’s cricket team not to feel burdened by the World Cup final defeat since they had backing of the nation. Indian team ended runner-up at the prestigious ICC event after losing the final to England narrowly by nine runs. Their unexpected performance in the World Cup followed a host of felicitations after the team’s arrival and Modi too hosted the entire squad at his residence here. “I felt happy talking to them, but I had a feeling that they felt burdened by the fact that they could not win the…

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