President hails Indian teams victory in semi-final

New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday hailed India`s victory against Pakistan in the high-voltage cricket World Cup semi-final match in Mohali today.

Patil is "absolutely delighted at India`s entry into the World Cup final," her spokesman said.

Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar congratulated the Indian team for winning the match against Pakistan by 29 runs and qualifying for the final against Sri Lanka on Saturday.