President Trump was addressing hundreds of individuals packed into the Motera stadium in Ahmedabad as he kicked off his first official go to to India Monday.
Standing on a glass-fronted dais within the 110,000-capacity venue, Trump praised India’s Bollywood film business earlier than shifting on to the game of cricket, which is sort of a faith throughout India.
“This is a country where your people cheer on some of the world’s great crickets players from ‘Soo-chin Tendulkerr’ to ‘Virot Ko-lee,'” the president, stated to an enormous roar.
But the response on social media was extra blended about his pronunciations.
Even the governing physique of world cricket joined in, with a tweet poking enjoyable at Trump’s less-than-perfect grasp of their names.
“Sach-, Such-, Satch-, Sutch-, Sooch-, Anyone know?” it posted with an accompanying GIF.
President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have been talking on the “Namaste Trump” occasion initially of his 36-hour go to to India.