Sachin Tendulkar, Adam Gilchrist and Australia PM Tony Abbott to attend sport event in Mumbai
Adam Gilchrist is a part of 30-member delegation of Australian PM Tony Abbott © Getty Images
Sep 4, 2014
Indian cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar will be present at a sport event in Mumbai on late Thursday afternoon along with Australian prime minister Tony Abbott and former cricketers Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee. Gilchrist tweeted his excitement being in Mumbai after a long gap.
According to IANS, the late afternoon was scheduled for a sporting event organised by the Australian consulate here – attending a felicitation of young Indian cricketers by Australians legends like Adam Gilchrist and Brett Lee, in the presence of Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, at the Cricket Club of India.
Arriving here on his first visit to India as prime minister, the high point of Abbott’s trip is the possibility of signing a nuclear cooperation agreement with the Indian government.
He is scheduled to hold delegation-level meetings and discuss various issues with President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi Friday.