PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday consoled the Indian cricket team after they lost to New Zealand by 18 runs in the semi-final of the ongoing 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup.

PM Modi said that Virat Kohli and his young men should feel glad for the exhibition on the planet Cup and for the battle they appeared in the match at Old Trafford in Manchester.

“A disillusioning outcome, yet great to see #TeamIndia’s battling soul till the end. India batted, bowled, handled well all through the competition, of which we are glad,” Narendra Modi tweeted.

PM Modi additionally included that triumphant and losing is a piece of the game while wishing the group good luck for the up and coming matches.

“Wins and losses are a part of life. Best wishes to the team for their future endeavours,”.

Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi also took to Twitter to commend Team India for their performance in the World Cup.

“Though they’re a billion broken hearts tonight, Team India, you put up a great fight and are deserving of our love & respect,” Rahul Gandhi tweeted.

Rahul Gandhi also congratulated the New Zealand cricket team for reaching the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup final.

“Congratulations to New Zealand on their well-earned win, that gives them a place in the World Cup final,” Rahul Gandhi added.

After the match, Indian skipper Virat Kohli thanked the fans at the post-match presentation.

“Thanks to all the fans, thanks for coming out in huge numbers,” Kohli said.