Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday felicitated the Indian cricket team for their historic Test series victory in Australia which saw them become the first side from subcontinent to achieve the feat, report agencies.
On January 6, as the fourth and final Test ended in a draw, Team India’s 2-1 lead saw them clinch an unprecedented Test series Down Under.Praise and congratulations from Indian officials as well as celebrities poured in for the team following their win.
And today Prime Minister Khan also acknowledged the gargantuan achievement of Indian captain Virat Kohli’s men.”Congratulations to Virat Kohli and the Indian cricket team for the first ever win by a subcontinent team in a test series in Australia,” the prime minister tweeted.
The premier’s felicitations followed his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi’s.
Australia were still 316 in arrears in Sydney when the match was called off due to rain on day five, leaving India with a 2-1 triumph after wins in Adelaide and Melbourne. Australia won in Perth.