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Google CEO Pichai backs Kohli & boys to win World Cup

IANS  |  Washington 

Pichai, CEO, feels and England will lock horns in the final of the ongoing and said he is 'rooting' for and Co. to lift the trophy. US said that has the potential to change the world.

"It (ICC final match) should be (between) England and But, you know, and New Zealand, these are all very, very good teams," told a audience that included Pompeo and top corporate executives from and the US during the India Ideas Summit of wherein he received the Global Leadership Award on Wednesday.

had asked: "Who do you think is going to play the final match?"

further said that he had tried to adapt to but with little luck. "When I first came here, I tried to kind of adapt to I have to say it was a bit challenging. In my first game, I was proud because I hit the ball on the back. It's a really good shot in I was like, well look, what I did. But people didn't appreciate it.

"In when you run, you always take your bat with you. So I also ran between base with my bat as well. So eventually, I realised was a bit difficult. I can adjust on many things, but I'm going to stick to cricket," he shared.

"There is a World Cup going on. It's a wonderful tournament... rooting for India to do well. But there's a lot at stake here," said.

Commenting on the World Cup, Pompeo said: "I understand that you've been having deep, important conversations among you about one of the most important global events of our day, something with potential to change the world, deep international events that capture the attention of billions and billions of people. Of course, that's "

Pompeo's speech was part of preparations for his visits to India, Sri Lanka, Japan, and The visit will be from June 24-30.



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First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 18:04 IST