The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has shared a video where the members of the India men's and women's cricket team can be seen cheering for the country's Olympic contingent. Notably, the summer games are set to commence on July 23 in Tokyo and the Indian contingent is all set to give their best for the same.
Star cricketers like Mithali Raj, Harmanpreet Kaur, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma among others were seen wishing the Indian contingent and saying "cheer for India". The Indian cricket board also put out a caption where it says that they are supporting Prime Minister Narendra Modi in extending their support to the Indian athletes.
"The BCCI proudly joins the Honourable Prime Minister of India Shri @narendramodi in extending our wholehearted support to the Team India Athletes @Tokyo2020. They have trained hard and are raring to go. Let us get together and #Cheer4India | @JayShah | @IndiaSports," they captioned the video.
Check out the video here:
Meanwhile, PM Modi is all set to talk to the India's Tokyo-bound athletes on July 13, three days before the first group of players and staff are to depart for the games. The interaction is said to be a virtual affair due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
"Hon’ble PM Shri @narendramodi will interact with #Tokyo Olympic bound athletes to motivate them ahead of their participation in the forthcoming Games, which will be held from 23 July to 8th August 2021. #Cheer4India," read a tweet on government's citizen engagement platform MyGovIndia.