New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil has congratulated Indian cricket team for becoming the world's number Test side after beating Sri Lanka by an innings and 24 runs in the third and final cricket Test in Mumbai.
In her message, the President said, "It is well deserved and reflects the depth of talent of our cricketers,"
“My hearty greetings to you and all members of your team and I wish Team India every success in the future also," the President added.
India clinched the three-match series by a 2-0 margin on Sunday. The triumph took Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men to the top of the International Cricket Council's world rankings.