Bindra congratulates Indian team for emphatic WC win

Last Updated: Apr 04, 2011, 19:16 PM IST

Chandigarh: India`s lone individual Olympic gold medal winner Abhinav Bindra today congratulated the national cricket team for their World Cup victory.

Bindra, who is currently spearheading shooting contingent in Korea for the World Cup, said he was thrilled at India`s sensational win in the final against Sri Lanka.

"My heartiest congratulations to the Indian cricket team. A moment of pride for all of us," Bindra said.

The World Cup in Korea is being held from April 9-14.

Chandigarh-based Bindra, who won the Olympic gold in 2008, also congratulated captain M S Dhoni for leading from the front.

India lifted the World Cup after a gap of 28 years with a six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the summit showdown.

PTI