New Delhi: A day after India lost to Australia in the ICC World Cup 2023’s final, former Indian Captain Kapil Dev admits that the BCCI did not invite him to attend the ICC World Cup 2023 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. According to sources, BCCI had invited all the winning team captains to attend the closing of the match. BCCI had also sent an invitation to Mahendra Singh Dhoni but he could not attend. Former Indian Captain Kapil Dev says he wanted to watch the match like the other captains but he wasn’t invited by the BCCI so he didn’t come. The veteran cricketer revealed this to ABP News during an Interview. He added that I wanted the whole ’83 teams to watch the match but I guess people have responsibilities sometimes they forget.
Many Celebrities came to watch the World Cup
Other former Captains who came to watch the match were Sourav Ganguly, Sachin Tendulkar, Shah Rukh Khan, and Deepika Padukone with Ranbir Singh. Former Indian badminton player and Deepika Padukone’s father Prakash Padukone also came to watch the match. Famous Bollywood Singer Asha Bhonsle was also seen enjoying the match with the cricketer’s wives. The Head of the Isha Foundation Sadhguru was also spotted watching the match with BCCI Secretary Jay Shah.
What politicians said on ‘no invite’ to Kapil
India’s legendary cricketer Kapil Dev was not invited to World Cup final match. The cricket icon has been insulted brazenly, India has been humiliated…What a big shame ? BCCI, ICC should explain to the world whether they did so under pressure from rulling party of india? They… pic.twitter.com/a3gxLSo89G
— Sanjay Raut (@rautsanjay61) November 20, 2023
When asked about Kapil Dev not being invited to the World Cup final match yesterday, Maharashtra Congress president Nana Patole says,” BJP is an expert in event management and drama. The stadium has been renamed after him (PM Modi) in an attempt to say that he is greater than… pic.twitter.com/g4pBQM1T51
— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2023
#WATCH | Nagpur, Maharashtra: On former Indian cricketer Kapil Dev not being invited to the World Cup final match, Maharashtra LoP and Congress MLA Vijay Wadettiwar says, “…Today there is politics everywhere… How can cricket be left? There was also politics going on.… pic.twitter.com/Avb5CenNsV
— ANI (@ANI) November 20, 2023
Other celebrities who came to watch the match were Vivek Oberoi, Sikander Kher, Saumya Tandon, Prateek Gandhi etc. Millions of Indians were heartbroken after India lost to Australia in the World Cup yesterday. Team Australia won by six wickets with seven overs left to play. Thousands of fans took to Social Media to express their grief over the loss. However many fans also expressed hope about winning the next World Cup.
Veteran Actor Amitabh Bachchan shares Heartfelt Note
Bollywood legend and Veteran Actor Amitabh Bachchan also took to Social Media to express his support for the team, he took to Twitter (X) and wrote that the result does not reflect their talent and capability.
T 4836 – …. your talent , capability and standing is beyond all that .. it is supreme .. the results of the 10 you played exhibited that .. you are a feared team .. just see how many ex Champions and Winners you devastated in this WC .. you are the BEST .. and shall remain so…
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) November 20, 2023