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Team India meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi after T20 World Cup triumph

The Indian cricket team, led by Rohit Sharma, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence in Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi for breakfast on Thursday. PM Modi congratulated the T20 World Cup-winning team during the hour-long meeting. The T20 World Cup-winning Indian team arrived at No. 7, Lok Kalyan Marg at 11 am IST.

The Indian cricket team, led by Rohit Sharma, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence in Lok Kalyan Marg in New Delhi for breakfast on Thursday. PM Modi congratulated the T20 World Cup-winning team during the hour-long meeting. The T20 World Cup-winning Indian team arrived at No. 7, Lok Kalyan Marg at 11 am IST. The players and the members of the support staff departed from ITC Maurya after arriving at the hotel to a rousing reception. Captain Rohit Sharma, Rahul Dravid, and Virat Kohli were seen cutting a special cake prepared by the chef at the hotel.

According to India Today, PM Modi urged the team to go on a title-winning spree, expressing confidence that the T20 World Cup triumph in Barbados will give them motivation to do well in future tournaments.

In a video, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Indian cricket team players were seen sharing a laugh as they were reminiscing the World Cup campaign. Head coach Rahul Dravid was also speaking as the players sat together with the Prime Minister. PM Modi was smiling all through the video while seemingly enjoying the anectodes from the players. Jasprit Bumrah, Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya also spoke during the meeting.

BCCI secretary Jay Shah and president Roger Binny also attended the breakfast meeting with the Indian cricket team.

The Indian team left the Prime Minister's residence and headed back to the New Delhi airport, from where they will head to Mumbai for an open-top bus parade.

The Men in Blue donned a customised India jersey with 'Champions' written on it as they left to meet PM Modi. It was reported that PM Modi hosted the players for a special breakfast during which he listened to the experiences of the World Cup heroes in the USA and the Caribbean. India defeated South Africa in the final on Saturday at the Kensington Oval in Barbados to win their second T20 World Cup crown.

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