After World Cup win, huge windfall for Indian cricket players


It’s raining crores for the World Cup-winning Indian cricket team whose members will also get residential plots and Railways too chipped in announcing first AC complimentary lifetime passes.

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BBC Sport’s James Pearce

On Twitter: “Only Aussie winners from this are Melbourne tourist attractions. No way Barmy Army are going to be watching cricket for five days.”

Four years ago, Australia won within three days, leaving us all some extra sightseeing time – I’d recommend a visit to watching the penguins coming ashore at twilight on Phillip Island, as seen in that Rolf Harris-narrated show on BBC1. (Other Melbourne tourist attractions are available)

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