Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese arrive at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on the morning of March 9, driving golf carts around the huge sports arena before the start of the fourth friendly match between India vs Australia. I made a round. It was Modi and Albanese’s turn to pass his test caps to India Captain Rohit Sharma and Australia captain Steve Smith respectively. Thousands of spectators were seated at the world’s largest cricket stadium when two dignitaries rolled in a golf cart. Modi and Albanese stood alongside players from both sides as the national anthems of India and Australia sang.
- The two prime ministers also visited the Narendra Modi Stadium Hall of Fame. The two prime ministers also visited the State Hall of Fame early in the morning, mostly wearing tricolors and sporty face paint. Vendors selling his T-shirts and other match day items in India sold out quickly.
“We have come here to meet Prime Minister Modi. He is our lucky charm and his presence will bring favorable tides for India in this friendly match. Modi Hai to Mumkin Hi,” said one fan. “My whole family is a fan of cricket. I never miss a match in any stadium in Gujarat. I’m sure the Indian team will be full of motivation if we can meet a lot of people,” said a relative. said Rakesh Desai, who traveled from Surat for the match. Read more: Injured Beth Mooney will miss a remaining season of WPL 2023
According to sources, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has arranged several game passes and distributed them to the public.
After spending some time at the stadium, some of them left. Mr. Albanese arrived in Ahmedabad on March 8 and attended several programs while Mr. Modi arrived in the state late last night. India is 2-1 and he is leading the series by four games. Australia captain Steve Smith won the toss and chose to bat for the series-deciding Fourth Test in Ahmedabad.