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Sourav Ganguly Announces ₹5 Crores Prize Money For Team India
By CricShots - Jan 19, 2021 3:48 pm
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The Indian wicket-keeper batsman, Rishabh Pant played an unbeaten 89 in the fourth innings as India managed to pull off one of the biggest overseas victories in their history to retain the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, winning the four-match series 2-1. After India’s remarkable series win, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly asserted that it will be remembered as forever in the history of Indian cricket. He congratulated the team for the remarkable series win and also announced a prize of ₹5 crores for the players and support staff.

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Rishabh Pant helped Team India to win the Brisbane Test

Tweeting about the same, the BCCI President, Sourav Ganguly said, “Just a remarkable win…To go to Australia and win a test series in this way ..will be remembered in the history of Indian cricket forever ..Bcci announces a 5 cr bonus for the team ..The value of this win is beyond any number ..well done to every member of the touring party.”

The Indian PM, Narendra Modi also congratulated Team India for the series win, he wrote: “We are all overjoyed at the success of the Indian Cricket Team in Australia. Their remarkable energy and passion was visible throughout. So was their stellar intent, remarkable grit and determination. Congratulations to the team! Best wishes for your future endeavours”.

Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir also took Twitter asserted to express his happiness after India’s one of the most memorable series wins on foreign soil.

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He wrote: “This is what a billion goosebumps feel like! Proud Indian! Flag of India #INDvsAUS”.

The BCCI secretary Jay Shah seen praising the character shown by Indian players despite losing so many key players sue to injuries throughout the series.

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Shah tweeted, “The @BCCI has announced INR 5 Crore as team bonus. These are special moments for India Cricket. An outstanding display of character and skill #TeamIndia #AUSvIND #Gabba”.

On the other hand, the veteran Indian off-spinner, Harbhajan Singh had tweeted, “Well done captain @ajinkyarahane88 this this biggest series win I feel.. without many big names you guys have showed the way how it’s done congratulations @BCCI”.

The Indian team scored 329/7 in the fourth innings to breach Australia’s fortress — The Gabba — where they had not lost a single Test match since 1988. Indian managed to win the game by three wickets.