PM Modi’s Touch of Encouragement: Mohammed Shami Shares Dressing Room Moment
By CricShots - Nov 23, 2023 6:22 pm
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In the wake of India’s disappointing defeat to Australia in the ODI World Cup Final, star pacer Mohammed Shami expressed his gratitude for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s words of encouragement. Shami, who emerged as the tournament’s leading wicket-taker with 23 scalps, revealed that PM Modi’s visit to the dressing room and his personal interaction with the players provided a much-needed boost to their morale.

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Mohammed Shami

PM Modi’s gesture of consolation and support, according to Shami, held immense significance at a time when the team was grappling with the weight of defeat.

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“Meeting the Prime Minister and receiving his encouragement was a truly special moment,” Mohammed Shami remarked. “In such situations, when the Prime Minister himself comes forward to boost your confidence, it makes a world of difference.”

Mohammed Shami, who had earlier shared a picture of himself being consoled by PM Modi, expressed his heartfelt thanks to the Prime Minister for his unwavering support. ”

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We may not have achieved our desired outcome, but the team’s efforts throughout the tournament were commendable,” Shami stated. “I would like to thank all Indians for their unwavering support, and I am particularly grateful to PM Modi for taking the time to come to the dressing room and lift our spirits.”

PM Modi’s gesture of visiting the team and interacting with the players individually served as a testament to the importance he placed on their well-being and the team’s spirit. His words of encouragement and support undoubtedly played a significant role in helping the team overcome the disappointment of defeat and move forward with renewed determination.