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Manmohan Singh congratulates Indian cricket team on Asia Cup victory

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New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team on their winning the Asia Cup.

In a message before his departure for Toronto to attend the G20 Summit, Dr Singh said: The players displayed team spirit and fighting qualities in bringing the laurels to the country".

India defeated defending champions Sri Lanka by 81 runs in a rather one-sided final of the tournament at Dambulla on Thursday.

Batting first, India put up 268 for six and then bowled out the hosts for 187 in 44.4 overs. (ANI)

Story first published: Friday, June 25, 2010, 18:30 [IST]
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