Google’s Indian-American CEO Sundar Pichai has predicted that India and England would conflict within the finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and mentioned he was “rooting” for the lads in blue to emerge victorious.
Describing himself as a passionate cricket fan, the 46-year-old head of California-based web big mentioned that when he got here to the US, he discovered baseball a bit difficult.
“It (ICC Cricket World Cup remaining match) needs to be (between) England and India. However, you understand, Australia and New Zealand, these are all very, superb groups,” Mr. Pichai informed a Washington viewers that included US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and high company executives from India and the US through the India Concepts Summit of USIBC whereby he acquired the World Management Award on Wednesday.
He was replying to USIBC president Nisha Desai Biswal who requested “who do you suppose goes to play the ultimate match”.
Pichai shared a few of his cricket and baseball experiences in america.
“Once I first got here right here, I attempted to form of adapt to baseball. I’ve to say it was a bit difficult. In my first recreation, I used to be proud as a result of I hit the ball on the again. It’s a extremely good shot in cricket. I used to be like, effectively look, what I did. However folks didn’t admire it,” he mentioned.
“In cricket if you run, you all the time take your bat with you. So I additionally ran between base with my bat as effectively. So ultimately, I realised baseball was a bit troublesome. I can modify on many issues, however I’m going to stay to cricket,” Mr. Pichai mentioned.
“There’s a cricket World Cup happening. It’s a beautiful match… rooting for India to do effectively. However there’s quite a bit at stake right here,” he added.