Obama congratulates Dhoni's men

US President Barack Obama congratulated Team India for winning the coveted World Cup after a hiatus of 28 years, US Ambassador Timothy Roemer said here.

By CricketCountry Staff

New Delhi, Apr 5, 2011

US President Barack Obama congratulated Team India for winning the coveted World Cup after a hiatus of 28 years, US Ambassador Timothy Roemer said here.

“On behalf of the people of America and President Barack Obama, we congratulate heartily the Kings of Cricket and the Kings of the World for bringing the Cup after 28 years,” the US envoy told reporters after meeting Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao.

Roemer was full of praise for Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. “We want to congratulate the magnificent decision-making of the Indian captain, Dhoni, who was flawless in exercising great judgement,” he said.

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