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"Stellar Intent, Remarkable Grit": PM On India's Historic Gabba Win

Brisbane Test: Rishabh Pant is being praised for his heroics.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian cricket team today shortly after Australia was defeated in its fortress Gabba and India won the Brisbane test.

"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," the Prime Minister tweeted.

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A virtual celebration began on Twitter with a large number of political leaders putting out congratulatory messages. "Hats off to Indian Cricket Team for registering a historic series win. Entire nation is proud of your remarkable achievement. Well played Team India!" Home Minister Amit Shah wrote.

"Generations will remember this match for Generations! Fortress has been breached after 32yrs! Spectacular victory! A Billion Elated Flag of India INDIANS! WELL PLAYED BOYS ! (Sic)," the BJP's Anurag Thakur wrote.