Harmanpreet Kaur. (AP Photo)NEW DELHI: India captain Harmanpreet Kaur said that when Prime Minister Narendra Modi talked with them, they felt like the entire country is supporting them and appreciating their hard work.
Indian women's cricket team scripted history as they clinched their maiden silver medal in the Edgbaston Stadium at the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.
Elated to interact with our CWG 2022 contingent. Entire nation is proud of their outstanding achievements. https://t.co/eraViqKcnl
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1660372736000
India skipper Harmanpreet Kaur played a brave knock of 65 runs but was unable to save India from the hands of defeat as Australia won the match by nine runs to clinch the Commonwealth Games 2022 title.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hosted the Commonwealth Games 2022 Indian contingent at his residence and praised the contribution of the athletes in making the country proud.
Interacted with India’s contingent at the 2022 CWG. https://t.co/oCdeiE4lp5
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1660388741000
"It's quite important to receive motivation from the country's PM. When PM Modi speaks with us, it feels like the entire country is supporting us & that everybody is appreciating our hard work. It's a big achievement for our cricket team," Harmanpreet Kaur told ANI.
India finished 4th in the medal tally winning a total of 61 medals at the CWG 2022, including 22 gold medals, 16 Silver and 23 Bronze medals.
Some more glimpses from the memorable interaction with India’s athletes, who have made us proud at the 2022 CWG. https://t.co/hRlTFJDVru
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1660389009000