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Something to be proud of
My cousin in India sent me this..I thought I`d share with you guys here
Its really a time to proud about our cricket team. Here are some of the awards announced to the team.
? Rs 2 crores as a tournament prize
? Rs 8 crores from BCCI for winning the final.
? Rs 4 crores from BCCI for reaching the final.
? Rs 1 crore for Yuvraj singh from BCCI
? Cash awards upto Rs 21 lakhs from all the governments of state to
which the players are belonging.
? Rs 3 lakhs to Uthappa from Kerala government just for the reason
that his mother is from Kerala.
? Flats worth of Rs 25 lakhs from Sahara.
? A new award, `Jharkhand Ratna` honour is being introduced for the
first time and will be presented to Dhoni for making the state proud, on the 7th foundation day celebration of the state on November 15 at Ranchi.
? Special News Bulletin, Editions and Highlights in almost all the
TV news channels through out the night.
? Special News Editions, Cover stories and Posters in almost all the
News Papers for the next two days.
? Heroes` welcome in Mumbai
? Welcome by the Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh,
Deputy CM R R Patil and their Cabinet colleagues
? 30 km long victory procession that lasted over five hours.
We also very much happy about all these and congratulate each and every one who is the reason for this famous victory.
But???????. What is the status of our National Game, Hockey?
We won the Asia cup couple of weeks before.
Specific Features of this victory
? We did not lose a single match.
? We defeated the strongest team South Korea twice in the tournament
? League and Final.
? We defeated South Korea In the final by 7-2 which is one of the
huge margins in finals.
? We scored totally 56 goals and given away just 5 goals in the 7
matches that we played.
? We scored 20 goals in a single match against Sri Lanka and not
even given away a single goal. This equaled the highest margin of victory in Asia cup record.
? We remained the lone team to maintain our slate clean (Rare
all-win record at pool stage) among 11 teams and topped the tough six-team Pool B.
Rewards for this victory
? Individual greeting message by Our Honorable President.
? For the news channels and papers, it?s just news.
? IHF had announced an incentive for the team where they would
receive Rs 1000 for every goal scored and lose Rs 2000 for every goal conceded.
? The state governments not even sent a congratulation note