Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, VVS Laxman Hail PM Narendra Modi's Cricket Diplomacy in Australia

Part of Narendra Modi's diplomatic entourage, former cricketers Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman were present during his meeting with Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Updated: November 18, 2014 14:53 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Australia.


Watching Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meet his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday was a special moment for people from both countries. It, though, was a moment of honour for three former Indian greats - Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar and VVS Laxman - who said cricket diplomacy Down Under will help the two nations build relations in several areas including sports.

The three cricketers spoke exclusively to NDTV after the event. Here are some of the top-quotes:

Sunil Gavaskar:

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