Prime Minister congratulates cricket team for Asia Cup victory

Updated: 25 June 2010 18:01 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the Asia Cup after a gap of 15 years.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the Asia Cup after a gap of 15 years.

India yesterday overwhelmed the hosts Sri Lanka by 81 in the final to win the four-nation tournament in Dambulla.

"The players displayed team spirit and fighting qualities in bringing laurels to the country," he said.

India had last won the Asia Cup in 1995 under Mohammed Azharuddin in Sharjah.

Topics : Cricket
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