India won at Lord's for the first time after 1986 © Getty Images
India won at Lord’s for the first time after 1986 © Getty Images

New Delhi: Jul 24, 2014

President Pranab Mukherjee has congratulated the Indian cricket team for their historic win in the Test Match against England at Lord’s. Ishant Sharma’s seven-wicket haul was the highlight of the game, as India won a Test at Lord’s after 28 years.

In his message to Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, President has said, “Please convey my hearty congratulations and best wishes to all members of your team on the magnificent achievement of winning the just concluded Test Match against England at Lord’s. The nation is proud of this historic achievement which has materialized after a gap of 28 years. I wish Team India continued success in the series and future matches,” said the President.