India beat England by 95 runs at Lord's © Getty Images
India beat England by 95 runs at Lord’s © Getty Images

Jul 21, 2014

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Mahendra Singh Dhoni‘s Indian team for their 95-run victory against England at Lord’s. India recorded a Test victory at Lord’s after 28 years and broke the winless drought in England of seven years. Modi hailed the victory on his twitter account and said that it was a “wonderful” victory and that India is proud of their performance.


India were led by Ishant Sharma on Day Five as his figures of seven for 74. On a green surface, India’s pacers outshone the opposition and recorded a memorable victory on the day. India are now 1-0 up in the series and will go into the third Test at Southampton with their spirits high.

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