PM in India for big trade push

David Cameron is in Mumbai to head up the largest trade delegation taken overseas by a Prime Minister and to "open doors for British business" in India.

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David Cameron pays tribute to 2008 Mumbai victims

David Cameron has laid a wreath at the memorial to the 16 Indian police officers who died in the terror attacks in Mumbai in 2008.

Over 150 people were killed in a series of coordinated shootings and bomb attacks.

David Cameron paid tribute to Mumbai's terror attack victims. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images
The Prime Minister bowed his head in respect before the memorial. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images
An honour guard played the Last Post. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

David Cameron bats for Britain in India

David Cameron may have been stumped at a Q&A in Mumbai earlier but he bounced back by following his own advice that exercise is the key.

The Prime Minister took a break from his trade mission in India to take part in a cricket match at the famous Oval Maidan.

David Cameron played cricket on Mumbai's famous Oval Maidan. Credit: Twitter/@Number10gov

He faced some ferocious deliveries from youngsters but handled them well, with former England women's captain Clare Connor saying, "he's got used to the rough surface very quickly" and adding "that's a brilliant cover drive."

Mr Cameron's middle stump eventually fell to a fast ball from a young bowler named Sachin - possibly in homage to India's cricket hero Sachin Tendulkar.

The Prime Minister said: "It was good fun and it's a great place to play. I knew I was in trouble when they brought on that third bowler though."

David Cameron stumped during Q&A in Mumbai

David Cameron had a sticky end to his Q&A in Mumbai this morning when he drew a blank on Unilever products.

In the last question of the session held at the India headquarters of company, the Prime Minister was asked which of the firm’s brands were his favourite.

“I might get some of your brands wrong and mention the dishwasher liquid we use and find it is made by your competitor,” he said hesitantly.

“So I’m going to do that thing that politicians always do when they get a really tough one and dodge the question.”

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