Narendra Modi, Francois Hollande presented cricket jerseys
Narendra Modi (centre) and Francois Hollande with their jerseys.

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande have been presented with cricket jerseys with their names emblazoned on it.

“Q: T20 Cricket in France? A: Oui. Surprise for PM @narendramodi & Prez @fhollande at Elysee Palace banquet,” External Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said in a tweet on Saturday.

Akbaruddin also shared images of the two leaders posing with their respective jerseys, both of which said number 1.

Modi’s jersey read: “France Cricket N. Modi 1”, while Hollande’s said: “France Cricket F. Hollande 1”.

“Bharat aur France — ek aur ek gyarah,” Akbaruddin said. (India and France — one and one make eleven.)

Modi arrived in France on Thursday on the first leg of his three-nation tour, which will also take him to Germany and Canada.