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PM Modi first to break news of England's marvellous Ashes win to UK PM Boris Johnson: Report

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Published : Aug 27, 2019, 12:48 pm IST
Updated : Aug 27, 2019, 12:48 pm IST

He later called for an iPad and watched the highlights between engagements.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the news of England’s dramatic win over Australia in the ongoing Ashes series to UK PM Boris Johnson. (Photo: AFP)
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the news of England’s dramatic win over Australia in the ongoing Ashes series to UK PM Boris Johnson. (Photo: AFP)

Johnson first heard of England’s win, which for much of the match had seemed impossible, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the news during a meeting on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the news of England’s dramatic win over Australia in the ongoing Ashes series to UK PM Boris Johnson on the sidelines of the G-7 summit yesterday, August 26.

 

Johnson first heard of England’s win, which for much of the match had seemed impossible, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke the news during a meeting on Sunday. He later called for an iPad and watched the highlights between engagements. British and Australian leaders briefly set aside talks on global trade, security and the environment on Monday for a spot of jovial banter about cricket after England beat Australia in dramatic fashion.

Smiling and shaking hands at the start of their meeting Morrison congratulated Johnson on the result, which evens up this year’s Ashes duel between cricket’s oldest international rivals. The series of five matches runs into September.

 

“We’re not taking anything for granted,” Johnson replied as the two men posed for photographers.

Morrison tempered his well-wishes to Johnson by joking: “Two to go, two to go”, referring to the final two games of the series, which is now tied at 1-1.

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