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Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde Proud of India’s T20 WC Win: Sports News

News Update: Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde Applauds India’s T20 World Cup Victory

Mumbai CM Eknath Shinde Hails India’s T20 World Cup Victory, Extends Good Wishes to Team

Following India’s T20 World Cup triumph, Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde expressed immense pride on behalf of all Indian citizens. The Men in Blue secured their second T20 WC trophy by defeating South Africa in a thrilling final match in Barbados.

Speaking to ANI, Shinde congratulated the team and highlighted the achievements of Mumbai-born players Captain Rohit Sharma and Surya Kumar. He stated, “It is a matter of pride for us that India has won the World Cup. I extend good wishes to the entire team.”

The final match saw India winning the toss and opting to bat first, with Virat Kohli’s resilient innings of 76 and Axar Patel’s explosive 47 off 31 balls leading the team to a competitive total of 176/7 in their 20 overs. In response, South Africa put up a valiant chase, with Heinrich Klaasen’s aggressive half-century posing a threat to India’s victory. However, India’s bowlers, led by Arshdeep Singh, Jasprit Bumrah, and Hardik Pandya, made a strong comeback in the death overs to restrict South Africa to 169/8.

Virat Kohli was named the ‘Player of the Match’ for his crucial contribution to India’s win, which marked the team’s first ICC title since the Champions Trophy in 2013. With this victory, India ended their ICC trophy drought and solidified their position as a powerhouse in the world of cricket.

The entire nation celebrates this historic win, and fans eagerly await the team’s future performances on the international stage. Congratulations to Team India on this remarkable achievement!

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