World Cup 2023: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Amit Shah Join Festivities, Extend Heartfelt Congratulations to Shami-Virat

World Cup 2023:  India scored a big score in the semi-final against New Zealand. Team India won the toss and decided to bat first and scored 397 runs for the loss of 4 wickets in 50 overs. This is the highest score of any team in a knockout match in the history of the World Cup. Virat Kohli has played a big role in taking India to such a big score. Virat played a brilliant knock of 117 off 113 balls and scored his 50th ODI century. Mohammed Shami also took 7 wickets with the ball.

Virat Kohli has made many records in this match. But one of the most special records was 50 centuries in the ODI format that all eyes were on. Virat has scored his 50th century, surpassing Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 49 ODI centuries. Now Virat Kohli has become the player with the most centuries in the ODI format. Due to this Virat has become completely popular on social media. Sachin Tendulkar and all the cricketers of the world not only congratulated him, but Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated him on social media. Modi also congratulated Mohammed Shami.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulates Virat Kohli

Commending the players, PM Modi expressed in his social media post, “Today, Virat Kohli not only scored his 50th ODI century on the field but also presented a shining example of determination and a spirit of excellence. It’s seen in the best athletes. It’s an amazing achievement and a testament to his unparalleled talent. I sincerely congratulate him on this achievement. Let him set a benchmark for the next generation.”

Apart from PM Modi, BCCI secretary Jay Shah also congratulated Virat Kohli through a social media post. “Virat Kohli performed brilliantly against New Zealand in the semi-finals of the 2023 ODI World Cup. He scored a historic century. He has become the only player to score 50 ODI centuries. Greats’ record. Your consistency and hunger for runs have made you a great cricket legend. This is another milestone in your illustrious career.”

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