Virat Kohli was 18 when his father Prem left him. He was 54 when he died. It was in the wee hours on December 19, 2006 that Kohli Senior succumbed to a heart attack.
Kohli was playing a Ranji Trophy match against Karnataka. He was batting on 40 overnight. Much to the surprise of his teammates, Kohli returned and scored 90 to save Delhi from a follow-on. Played a much needed innings and the major reason behind delhi’s victory, controlling higher emotions
Sachin Tendulkar scored an emotional 140 not out against Kenya on May 23, 1999, in the World Cup. In the backdrop of his father’s demise, Tendulkar returned to the World Cup with India in trouble, and pumped life into the campaign with a remarkable century.
Sachin flew home this morning but we hope to get him back to play against Kenya on Sunday or, in the worst case, next Wednesday against Sri Lanka.
Even 15 years later, Indian fans have not forgotten that eventful day. It was the major turning point in the game for the nation. It taught the boys that winning abroad was not impossible and no team was unbeatable.Yuvraj Singh (69) and Mohammad Kaif (87*) added 121 for the 6th wicket to bring them back into the match.Zaheer Khan squeezed out the winning runs with 3 balls and 2 wickets finally a sweet revenge by dada, targeting Flintoff, even after 15 years Sourav aggressiveness is remembered
Rahul Dravid’s LAST ODI inns 69 Vs Eng in Cardiff 2011
Dravid widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen in the history of cricket, his last ODI in Cardiff,2011.jonathan trot played a special gesture., Trott removing his cap..then shaking hand…gentlemanship..!, After Rahul’s final dismissal in the history of world cricket.
The incident still stands out to be one of the inspiring stories in the cricketing world.,Kumble , Anil Kumble appeared from the Pavilion with a broken jaw and a bandage over his head. He went on to bowl 14 continuous overs before picking up the wicket of the well set Brian Lara. Kumble had suffered a broken jaw from a Merv Dillon delivery while he was batting., The match eventually ended in a draw. , but will be remembered in the historyROHIT SHARMAFlew a kiss to his wife who was increasingly nervous as Rohit neared the milestone., Rohit, who hammered an unbeaten 208 off 153 balls, smashed his 16th hundred of his career..third double century for Rohit Sharma.this day was made still more special by Rohit wife sweet gesture