Modi advised the players not to feel burdened by their World Cup final loss as they have the backing of the entire nation.
New Delhi: Iconic cricketer Sachin Tendulkar on Monday echoed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s praise for the Indian women’s cricket team, in which he had asked Mithali Raj and co. not to get bogged down by expectations.
The Prime Minister, in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ show, had said that the Indian women’s team, which finished runners-up in the World Cup in England, should banish any thought of not having been successful.
“My thoughts resonate with those of our PM @narendramodi shared on #MannKiBaat regd my fellow Indian women cricketers’ exemplary performance,” Tendulkar posted on Twitter.
Modi advised the players not to feel burdened by their World Cup final loss as they have the backing of the entire nation. “I felt happy talking to them, but I had a feeling that they felt burdened by the fact that they could not win the World Cup.”