India vs England 2021: Google CEO Sundar Pichai Welcomes Joe Root And Co to Chennai Ahead of 1st Test
India vs England 2021: Pichai saw this video and was quick to react to it.
The visiting team English cricket team arrived in India on Wednesday afternoon for a full-fledged tour. Google CEO Sundar Pichai – who is an avid cricket follower – greeted the English side with the warmest welcome. The England Cricket Twitter handle posted a video where the players can be seen have arrived in Chennai. Pichai saw this video and was quick to react to it.
The Chennai-born Pichai welcomed the touring party to his city, Chennai. “Welcome to my hometown, wish I was there. Should be a great series,” tweeted Pichai.
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Born in Chennai, Pichai got his Engg degree from IIT Kharagpur before heading to the USA for his Master’s.
Here is the much-talked-about reaction:
Welcome to my hometown @englandcricket wish was there for the game, should be a great series https://t.co/BNRDOQnnyO
— Sundar Pichai (@sundarpichai) January 27, 2021
Here is how fans loved Pichai’s warm gesture and reacted on it:
He can zoom in the ground from Google Satellites and watch from his home…
Just kidding 😊
— செய்தியாளர் ரமேஷ் (@KaraiRamu123) January 27, 2021
Can @englandcricket team tame the pumped up Indian team on the home soil ?
Should be a great cricket fest..
— Prakash Sangam practicing #socialdistancing (@MyTechMusings) January 27, 2021
The English team arrived in Chennai at 10:30 and headed to their hotels where they now are in a bubble.
It is expected to be a mouthwatering series as both sides are well-matched and in-form. While England has just defeated a lacklustre Sri Lankan side, a depleted Indian side beat a formidable Australian side on their soil.
The hosts would have a few of their stars making a come back to the side after missing out in Australia due to various reasons. The first Test is scheduled to start on February 5 in Chennai.
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