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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Meets Indian Women's Cricket Team

Cricketnext Staff |July 28, 2017, 1:44 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Meets Indian Women's Cricket Team

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Indian Women's Cricket Team in Delhi on Thursday, after the team returned from England after taking part in the World Cup.

India had a stupendous run at the World Cup, managing to reach the final before losing a close final against England.

Modi posted photos of him meeting each team member individually and also wrote a message for everyone,

Delighted to meet the proud skipper of a proud team, @M_Raj03. Congratulated her for her leadership and her game, Modi wrote for captain Mithali Raj.

Met @mandhana_smriti. This remarkable player overcame an injury & played the WC. Her innings against England at Derby was stupendous.

Was happy to meet Poonam Raut, who played consistently well through the World Cup. Her contribution to the team is invaluable.

With the talented @ImHarmanpreet...congratulated her for her memorable innings against Australia & wished her the best for the future.

Interacted with this all rounder par excellence, Deepti Sharma. At a rather young age, her remarkable accomplishments make us proud.

Was great meeting you, @vedakmurthy08. Keep playing with the same focus and determination. Good luck!

With @ImSushVerma...a reliable wicket keeper and wonderful player.

Jhulan Goswami is renowned not only in India but across the world for her bowling. Had a very good interaction with her today.S

Shikha Pandey is a promising player who made India proud in the recently concluded World Cup.

The contribution of Poonam Yadav to the team is immense. Spoke to her on a wide range of issues during our interaction.

Appreciated Rajeshwari Gayakwad's consistent bowling in the World Cup. Delighted to meet her today.

Met Nuzhat Parween. Had a very good interaction with her earlier today.

Interacted with the well known cricketer Mona Meshram, whose batting is admired by many.

Had a fruitful discussion with Mansi Joshi.

It was wonderful to meet cricketer Ekta Bisht. She has distinguished herself as a skilled bowler.

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
IND
9 7 1 1 15 +0.80
2
AUS
9 7 2 0 14 +0.86
3
ENG
9 6 3 0 12 +1.15
4
NZ
9 5 3 1 11 +0.17
5
PAK
9 5 3 1 11 -0.43
6
SL
9 3 4 2 8 -0.91
7
SA
9 3 5 1 7 -0.03
8
BAN
9 3 5 1 7 -0.41
9
WI
9 2 6 1 5 -0.22
10
AFG
9 0 9 0 0 -1.32

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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