Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated team India for their victory against Sri Lanka in the 2019 World Cup’s league match held yesterday.
The Chief Minister took to Twitter to wish the Men in Blue for making it into the semi-finals of the tournament.
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) July 6, 2019
Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik also wished Rohit Sharma for his brilliant century against Sri Lanka and becoming the highest run-getter in this World Cup.
#WahRohitWah @ImRo45 congratulations ! For scoring 5 centuries in a single edition in just 8 innings is truly special. What an amazing . Congratulations #TeamIndia #INDvSL #CWC19 pic.twitter.com/lsEMn1evLk
— Sudarsan Pattnaik (@sudarsansand) July 6, 2019
Notably, India with the help of Rohit Sharma (103) and Lokesh Rahul (111) defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the ICC Cricket World Cup at Headingley in Leeds on Saturday.
India will meet New Zealand in the first semi-finals to be played at Old Trafford in Manchester on Tuesday.
Australia, who were the table toppers before their 10-run defeat against South Africa, slipped to the second position. England is placed third with 12 points, while New Zealand occupies the fourth spot with 11.
Australia will lock horns with England in the second semi-final that is scheduled to be played at Edgbaston in Birmingham on Thursday.