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Vajpayee congratulates Mr Dependable

Source: PTI
December 16, 2003 12:31 IST
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Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on Tuesday congratulated the Indian cricket team on their victory over Australia in the second Test match at Adelaide.

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"I send my hearty congratulations to the Indian cricket team for its spectacular victory in the Adelaide Test. This first win in Australia after 22 years is the result of great team work and inspiring tenacity in the face of a seemingly impossible task.

"My special praise for Rahul Dravid for his dependable play in both innings and, especially, his record-breaking double century," Vajpayee said in a statement.

India defeated Australia by four wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the four Test series.


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