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The decision by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to call back Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes and exchange them for newer one has hit the right chords among st the cricketing fraternity. Former and current Indian player like Virender Sehwag, Harbhajan Singh, Mohammad Kaif, Hardik Pandya took to Twitter to express their views on the same. India head coach Anil Kumble also tweeted regarding the same. Board of Control for Cricket in India president Anurag Thakur lauded PM Modi’s efforts on curbing #BlackMonkey. Full Cricket Scorecard: India vs England 1st Test at Rajkot

Even the main Test sponsor for the India-England series Paytm tweeted on the same which is considered by many is a game changer for them.





PM Modi on Tuesday termed the decision to ban Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as a “historic step” to fight corruption and black money, that would also choke funds for arms smuggling, espionage and terrorists. In a sudden, televised address to the nation in the evening, the Prime Minister said: “India has taken a historic step to fight corruption, black money, terrorism and counterfeit currency.” “This historic step will open up new opportunities for the poor, neo middle class, and middle class,” he added.

(With inputs from IANS)