Elated Nita Ambani puts IPL trophy at Lord Krishna’s feet

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani with his wife Nita Ambani. (File Photo: IANS)

New Delhi: After the euphoria across the city as Mumbai Indians players toured the city in an open bus with the Indian Premier League crown, the coveted trophy found a special place in the Ambani household on Tuesday as owner Nita Ambani placed it at the feet of Lord Krishna and Radha in their temple inside the Antilia.

In the video, the owner is seen carrying the trophy into the prayer room and having placed the trophy in front of the Gods, she then chants: “Jai Shri Krishna.”

Nita Ambani is known to treat her players as part of the Ambani family and after a tense battle of over 52 days, the Indian Premier League (IPL) was finally won by the Mumbai outfit at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on Sunday. And the elated owner thanked son Akash for the best mother’s day gift after MI registered a one-run win over the Chennai Super Kings to lift their fourth title.

New Delhi: IPL 2019 Trophy on display at a Delhi mall on March 17, 2019. (Photo: IANS)

Media learnt that during the team cheer in the dressing room after the game on Sunday night, she thanked son Akash for gifting her a win in the final of the IPL. While the team is coached by an array of stars with Mahela Jayawardene as head coach, Akash is known to ensure that the team management and players get the best possible facilities after he was handed over the managerial reins two years back by his mother.

This after Nita had taken it on herself to look after the team from 2010 and ensured that every player and support staff of the franchise was looked after like one of their own. In fact, after the loss in their opening game against Delhi Capitals, skipper Rohit Sharma and team was invited to the Ambani household to de-stress and bond.