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Watch: PM Modi calls up Indian team after historic Thomas Cup win

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New Delhi, May 15: It was a historic day for the Indian badminton team as India scripted a stunning 3-0 win over Indonesia to lift their maiden Thomas Cup title.

    Indian men’s badminton team wins Thomas Cup, defeats 14-time winners Indonesia |Oneindia News
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    Taking on current holders Indonesia in the final, the Indian men's team got off to a winning start with Lakshya Sen winning the first match of the day. Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty gave India a 2-0 lead before seasonod campaigner Kidambi Srikanth wrapped up the win for India with an unassailable 3-0 led.

    Wishes poured in for the Indian badminton team as they became the sixth different nation to lift the Thomas Cup.

    Congratulating India on their historic title, PM Narendra Modi tweeted, "The Indian badminton team has scripted history! The entire nation is elated by India winning the Thomas Cup! Congratulations to our accomplished team and best wishes to them for their future endeavours. This win will motivate so many upcoming sportspersons."

    "A special interaction with our badminton champions, who have won the Thomas Cup and made 135 crore Indians proud," PM Modi captioned the video.

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