Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese on Thursday morning reached the Narendra Modi stadium here and took a round of the massive sports arena on a golf car before the start of the fourth Test match between India and Australia.
Modi and Albanese handed over Test caps to their respective team captains Rohit Sharma and Steve Smith.
The round of the playing turf on a golf car by the two dignitaries was applauded by the thousands of spectators who had already taken their seats in the world’s largest cricket stadium.
Modi and Albanese met players from both sides and stood along side them when the national anthems of India and Australia were sung.
The two PMs also visited the ‘Hall of Fame museum at the Narendra Modi stadium.
Albanese arrived here on Wednesday and attended some programmes, while Modi reached the State late last night.
India lead the four match series 2-1. Australian captain Steve Smith won the toss and opted to bat in the series-deciding fourth Test here.