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Wishes Pour In For Team India After Border-Gavaskar Series Victory, BCCI Announces Rs 5 Cr Bonus

Brisbane: As Indian cricket team created history at the Gabba by retaining the coveted Border-Gavaskar trophy, noted personalities from all walks of life congratulated Team India for their historic three-wicket win over Australia in the fourth and final Test here.

Lauding the Indian cricket team for its glorious win against Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that their remarkable energy and passion was visible throughout.

“We are all overjoyed at the success of the Indian Cricket Team in Australia. Their remarkable energy and passion was visible throughout. So was their stellar intent, remarkable grit and determination. Congratulations to the team! Best wishes for your future endeavours,” Modi tweeted soon after India defeated Australia in Brisbane.

Meanwhile,  The BCCI announced a Rs 5 crore bonus for the Indian cricket team after the Ajinkya Rahane-led side won the fourth and final Test against Australia to clinch the series 2-1.

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly and Secertary Jay Shah tweeted within minutes of each other to make the annoucement of a bonus.

“Just a remarkable win…To go to Australia and win a test series in this way ..will be remembered in the history of indian cricket forever ..Bcci announces a 5 cr bonus for the team ..The value of this win is beyond any number ..well done to every member of the touring party,” Ganguly tweeted.

“The @BCCI has announced INR 5 Crore as team bonus. These are special moments for India Cricket. An outstanding display of character and skill,” Shah tweeted minutes ahead of him.

In another post, Shah lauded the performances of India’s young brigade in the absence of some key players due to injury.

“#TeamIndia has redefined words like resilience, grit and determination this #BorderGavaskarTrophy. You have inspired the entire nation. Well done, @ajinkyarahane88 @RaviShastriOfc & the boys. Special mention to Siraj @RishabhPant17 @RealShubmanGill,” read his another post.

Noted personalities cutting across all quarters of society extended their greetings to Team India for their incredible win.

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