“I took a fleeting view of an interesting test match in Chennai,” Modi posted on his official Twitter account with a beautiful image of the ‘Chepauk’ stadium captured from his plane. The tweet was then re-tweeted using the official BCCI pseudonym.
Took a fleeting view of an interesting test match in Chennai. 🏏 🇮🇳 🏴 https://t.co/3fqWCgywhk
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1613292182000
Virat Kohli’s men, who lost the first test by a massive 227 point margin, are in a dominant position in the current test match as they regrouped England for 134 in their opening innings.
India had already registered 329 points after choosing to beat first.
The Prime Minister arrived in the capital of Tamil Nadu earlier Sunday morning and handed over the locally developed Arjun Main Battle Tank (Mark 1A) tanks to Army Chief General MM Naravane.
He then traveled to the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium to launch several projects in the state linked to the poll. It inaugurated the Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I extension, completed at a cost of Rs 3,770 crore.
Modi also inaugurated the fourth 22 km railway line between Chennai Beach and Attipattu and also laid the foundation stone for the Discovery Campus at IIT Madras.
India and England are currently in a series of four tests, the first two of which will be played in Chennai while the remaining two matches will be played at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad.