Champions Team India to have tea in Raj Bhawan with Prez

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Pratibha Patil
Mumbai, Apr 3: President Pratibha has invited Indian cricket team for tea at Raj Bhawan on Sunday, Apr 3, in the first official engagement for the team India that trounced Sri Lanka by six wickets on Saturday, Apr 2.

The President extended an invitation to the team India which registered a splendid six wicket victory over India, an official spokesperson said.

It would be the first official engagement for the team India.

Earlier the President congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the World Cup after a gap of 28 years with a six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka, saying the road to success was long and hard.

"The road to success has been long and hard. You and your team were tested at every stage," she said in a message to Indian cricket team captain Mahinder Singh Dhoni.

President sat through the entire match at Wankhede Stadium here and cheered the Indian cricket team.


Story first published: Sunday, April 3, 2011, 0:45 [IST]
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