In India, Cricket is not just a sport; it’s a religion! And the holy soil of this land has given birth to numerous monks who streamed the flag of pride with their impeccable talent and skill set. Today, we will be celebrating a few of them.
1) KAPIL DEV
The first-ever Indian Cricket Team Captain who earned a World Cup for the country, Kapil Dev is that one great cricketer who was an all-rounder in truest sense.
2) M. S. DHONI
An amazing amalgamation of keen wicket-keeping and clean batting is what Dhoni is all about. He is one of the best captains Indian Cricket Team has ever seen. Being a deserving captain of ‘Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK), he is the one behind all the success they tasted on the fields in 2019 till the finals. After Kapil Dev, he is the one who brought a World Cup to us and seems all set to snatch it back again!
3) SUNIL GAVASKAR
Fondly called as Sunny, Sunil Gavaskar was the first-ever Indian batsman to score 10K runs in a test match.
4) SACHIN TENDULKAR
His expertise of defending against pace and spin bowling gave Sachin the title of “Master Blaster”! He made several records in his career which are unbreakable! Many legendary bowlers like Shane Warne admitted that Sachin used to give them nightmares on the field… Aaila!
5) VIRAT KOHLI
Well skilled in all three forms i.e. 20-20s, ODIs and test matches, Virat Kohli is one of the most adored Indian Cricketers internationally. During his captaincy for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), he created history by scoring 973 runs, including four hundred. It is the highest score ever gained by any batsman in a single tournament till date! His intense strategic moves placed India in No. 1 spot in ICC Test rankings.
6) VIRENDRA SEHWAG
The most aggressive opener of all times, Sadda Veeru has always been known for his efficiency in the square region. He’s among those rare cricketers who scored a triple 100 in a single match.
7) HARBHAJAN SINGH
The Killer Bowler Bhajji who’s known for knocking out the batsmen in bulk is probably the sleekest spin bowlers India has ever produced.
8) SAURAV GANGULY
Fondly addressed as Dada by his Bengali Fans, Saurav Ganguly being a left-handed batsman was a champ in offside stroke play. His inventive strategies made him an unique captain of his times.
9) VVS LAXMAN
Sachin Tendulkar in one of his recent interviews admitted that he himself have learnt some shots from Laxman. Nothing more to say!!!
10) JAVAGAL SRINATH
With a mind-boggling ability to grip and spin the ball even on uneven pitches, Javagal Srinath is that one Indian Cricket Bowler who dismissed many batsmen of all time in literally no time!
It was a fast bulletin brought by us for all the cricket fans and sports lovers. So who’s your favourite among all the above? Do write to us and stay tuned for more such sporty insights.