In order to describe the strengthening connections between India and Australia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday invoked “cricket diplomacy” and declared, “Our ties have entered the T20 mode!”
In a joint press conference with Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, PM Modi said, “Our ties have entered the T20 mode. I am visiting Australia within two months of Prime Minister Albanese’s visit to India. This is our sixth meeting in the last year. This reflects the depth of our comprehensive relations, convergence in our views, and maturity of our ties. In the language of cricket, our ties have entered the T20 mode.In addition, he extended an invitation to PM Albanese to attend the cricket World Cup in India, saying, “You will get to see the grand Diwali celebration.” “I invite PM Anthony Albanese and all Australian cricket fans to India for the Cricket World Cup this year. At that time, you will also get to see the grand Diwali celebration in India,” said PM Modi.
The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup, which India will host for the first time in its entirety, is anticipated to begin on October 5 and conclude on November 19, with the championship game being played at the Narendra Modi venue in Ahmedabad, the biggest cricket venue in the world.
Australia is a better place because of the contributions of the Indian-Australian community, and we want to see more connections between our countries,” the Australian PM said.
“In my first year as Prime Minister, I met with PM Modi six times, which underscores the value we place on deepening ties between our nations,” declared PM Albanese.