21
Wednesday
February 2018
4:14 PM IST
News Headlines
Home   | Main News   | Kerala  | National   | International  | Business   | Sports   | Entertainment   | Columns   | Offbeat   | About Deepika 
Sports News
PM Modi, Tendulkar hail India U-19 team
 
New Delhi, Feb 3 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar and senior captain Virat Kohli were among millions who congratulated the Indian U-19 team for their World Cup winning effort.

"Absolutely thrilled by the stupendous achievement of our young cricketers. Congratulations to them on winning the Under-19 World Cup. This triumph makes every Indian extremely proud," tweeted Prime Minister Modi.

"Congrats to India's talented young cricket team for winning the Under-19 World Cup. Calmness and composure of our boys embellishes their skills. Proud of captain @Shaw_Prithvi and his mates, as well as of coach Rahul Dravid and the hard- working support staff," read a tweet from the official handle of President Ram Nath Kovind.

Former and current India players were also quick to praise the unbeaten effort of the Indian team which thrashed Australia in the final for a record fourth title.

"What a win for the U19 boys, take it as a stepping stone; Long long way to go! Enjoy the moment," wrote India captain Virat Kohli on his twitter page.

Tendulkar wished the boys luck for the journey ahead and also lauded the support staff including coach Rahul Dravid.

"With great teamwork, big dreams work. Congratulations to our world champions you have made us proud. Excellent job from Rahul and Paras. Thank you for all your contribution and guiding these youngsters," said Tendulkar in a video posted on Twitter.

"To our youngsters - Your beautiful journey has just begun, continue to give your best and enjoy the game above all. Good luck and have a wonderful career," the master blaster added.

India coach Ravi Shastri wrote: "Great performance boys.

You were ahead by a country mile all the way. Enjoy the moment."

Dravid finally got his hands on a World Cup trophy.

Virender Sehwag said Dravid played a huge role in the team's victory.

"Every Indian is delighted, all credit to Rahul Dravid for committing himself to these young kids and a legend like him deserves to lay his hands on the WC. Only Fitting," wrote Sehwag.

"Many congratulations to India u19 on winning the World Cup ! Great team effort no surprises at all on such a champion side," tweeted Yuvraj Singh.

Wishes also poured in from the other side of the border.

"Congratulations India, exceptional U19 team, great coach and mentor in Rahul Dravid. Future stars in the making," wrote former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi.


Wigan end Man City quadruple bid with Cup shock
ICC ODI rankings: Kohli bags rare double, Rashid, Bumrah top ranked bowlers
Christian Coleman breaks 60m indoor world record
India vs South Africa 2018: MS Dhoni breaks T20 world record
Atletico stays in touch with Barca, Madrid wins 5-3 at Betis
India beat South Africa by 28 runs in first T20I
Batting let Indian women down in 3rd T20I against South Africa
Substitute Rafi's late strike helps Chennaiyin FC snatch draw
South Africa vs India, 1st T20: Raina in focus as India look to carry on winning run
Chelsea thrash Hull City 4-0 to reach FA Cup quarterfinals
Tennis world reacts to Federer's historic return to No.1 spot
India vs South Africa, 6th ODI: India ride on record-breaking Virat Kohli to win series 5-1
Aussies defeat England in record highest T20I chase
Relentless India eye 5-1, South Africa aim consolation
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Kerala boost qualification hopes with huge win over UP
India women look to continue dominance over SA in 2nd T20
Six teams for T20 Mumbai League
Duminy to lead South Africa in T20 series against India
It's our biggest overseas ODI triumph, Rohit on SA win
Rohit Sharma on India's win against South Africa
KERALA NEWS
Man jumps before lion at Thiruvananthapuram zoo
 (Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 21, 2018, DG): In a shocking incident, a man jumped into the lion's  
UDF members boycott peace meet at Kannur
FIR against Priya: Supreme Court stays proceedings
'Kudumbashree' to foray into e-commerce
INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Trump backs ban on 'bump stocks' on semi-automatic weapons
 (New York, Feb 21, 2018): Faced with an outpouring of grief and anger over a deadly school sh
Death toll crosses 200 as Syria regime pounds rebel enclave, sends fighters to face Turkey
Japan plan to build world's tallest wooden skyscraper
Nepal's two Communist parties decide to merge
NATIONAL NEWS
IRS officer held on molestation charge by his student
 (Patna, Feb 21, 2018): A senior government official was arrested here today for allegedly mol
Not much political space for Haasan's party in TN: Moily
SC allows Centre to withdraw force from Darjeeling hills
CBI begins questioning of Rotomac owner Kothari
Untitled Page
Rashtra Deepika LTD
Copyright @ 2017 , Rashtra Deepika Ltd.