PM congratulates Indian team for Asia Cup victory
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today congratulated the Indian cricket team for winning the Asia Cup after a gap of 15 years.
India yesterday overwhelmed the hosts Sri Lanka by 81 in the final to win the four-nation tournament in Dambulla.
"The players displayed team spirit and fighting qualities in bringing laurels to the country," he said.
India had last won the Asia Cup in 1995 under Mohammed Azharuddin in Sharjah.