PM Modi visits Melbourne cricket ground with Australian PM Tony Abbott

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Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited the 161-year-old Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to attend a reception and dinner hosted by Australian Prime Minster Tony Abbott. PM Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart posed for photographs with the 2015 Cricket World Cup Trophy, along with former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev among others. Modi also gifted an Indian “Skippers” Memento for Australia while at the MCG. The memento was signed by World Cup winning captains and the PM. Along with Australian PM Tony Abbott, present on the occasion were also Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, VVS Laxman and Allan Border. Modi later posted a selfie with his Australian counterpart saying, “With my friend @TonyAbbottMHR at the MCG.” Soon after the dinner, Modi will head for Fiji on the final leg of his three nation tour.

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