The Indian women’s cricket team stitched their names in the Commonwealth history books as they grabbed the silver medal in cricket’s first appearance in the prestigious event. Skipper Harmanpreet 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.
Indian contingent meets PM Modi after a successful CWG campaign
A week after achieving this feat, the Indian women’s cricket team met PM Narendra Modi at his residence on Saturday. The interaction was part of the felicitation of the Indian contingent for the Commonwealth Games 2022 by PM Modi.
𝗔 𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗶𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻!
The Honourable Prime Minister of India Shri @narendramodi met #TeamIndia and other Indian athletes at his residence and congratulated them for their performance at the Commonwealth Games 2022. pic.twitter.com/YxGHE881rg
— BCCI Women (@BCCIWomen) August 14, 2022
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.
“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.
• PM Modi meets the women’s cricket team.
• The Women in Blue recently won the silver medal in the recently completed CWG 2022.