IND vs AUS: Indian Prime Minister shares centerstage with Rohit, Virat for National Anthem

Ahead of the fourth and final Test of the ongoing Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was spotted in the same frame along with skipper Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli during the national anthem.

Modi, who was present in the stadium along with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese celebrated India’s 75 years of friendship with the island country. He also handed the Test cap to Rohit Sharma while Albanese handed the Baggy Green to Steve Smith, who is leading the Australian side in the absence of regular skipper Pat Cummins.

Both politicians were also felicitated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ahead of the match. While BCCI President Roger Binny welcomed Anthony Albanese, secretary Jay Shah felicitated Narendra Modi. Later, the Prime Ministers took a lap of honour across the ground.