“Dear Narendra Modi sir…” – Virat Kohli responds to Indian PM’s message on T20I retirement after World Cup win

Indian batting great Virat Kohli responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tribute to him after the Men in Blue won the T20 World Cup 2024. Team India defeated South Africa in a thrilling final in Bridgetown, Barbados with a seven-run margin to end their 13-year World Cup drought. 

Kohli was brilliant in the final and was named the Player of the Match for a vital 76 when he announced his T20I retirement. PM Modi took to his social media to congratulate Kohli for the World Cup victory and an illustrious career in the shortest format.

Virat Kohli responds to PM Modi’s message on T20I retirement

Responding to the same, Kohli wrote, “Dear Narendra Modi sir, thank you so much for your very kind words and your support and encouragement always. It has been a privilege to be a part of this team which has brought the cup home. We are deeply touched & overwhelmed with the happiness it has brought the entire nation.”

T20 Cricket will miss you:  Narendra Modi  to Virat Kohli

Coming back to Modi, The Indian Prime Minister shared how the T20 cricket will miss Kohli in his tribute to the 35-year-old. He posted,  “Glad to have spoken to you. Like the innings in the Finals, you have anchored Indian batting splendidly. You’ve shone in all forms of the game. T20 Cricket will miss you but I am confident you’ll continue to motivate the new generation of players.”

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