Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi took a sarcastic dig at Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull by taking the lead from recent DRS controversy surrounded in the Border-Gavaskar trophy 2017 played between the hosts, India and the visitors Australia.
Narendra Modi expressed his satisfaction towards the visiting of Malcolm Turnbull to India by stating that the decision didn’t subject to the Decision Review System (Referring to the DRS controversy circled in the recently concluded Test series between India and Australia).
As per the reports from CricketNext, P.M Narendra Modi quoted that ”In a lighter vein I am, of course, glad that our decisions are not subject to the D.R.S. review system”.
Narendra Modi also suggested to Malcolm Turnbull that Visiting India will be the most fruitful as it has been for Steven Smith in his latest test assignment for Australia. He also had words of praise on Steven Smith and Virat Kohli during his convo with Aussie Prime Minister.
Connecting to Steven Smith’s tally of 499 runs in the recently concluded test series against India, Narendra Modi added that “I hope your visit to India is as productive as it has been for Steven Smith’s batting, the other Australian Captain”.
”In my speech at the Australian Parliament in 2014, I had spoken of legendary Bradman and Tendulkar. Today, Virat Kohli in India and Steven Smith in Australia are shaping the young brigades of cricket,” Narendra Modi added to his lines.
Narendra Modi once again proved that he is a constant follower of the game of cricket. The way he linked the Border-Gavaskar Trophy to the conference with Australian Prime Minister was impressive and the knowledge behind the words was impeccable.
Team India regained their Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2017 by a margin of 2-1 in the concluded four-match test series against Australia. Steve Smith was adjudged as Man of the series.