Cricket in India has had quite an interesting journey. Introduced by the colonial British, the game has evolved to an extent that it has become a passion for the youth of our country. Today, cricket is a fan favorite game of millions of Indians. Today we will be discussing the Indian cricket team as a whole.
Indian Cricket Team: History
The first match played by the Indians as a team was in 1932 at Lord’s in England. But they managed to secure their first victory two decades later in the year 1952. The team was quite initially at the international cricketing scene but started to gain strength after the arrival of players like Kapil Dev, Vishwanath, Gavaskar.
Indian Cricket Team: Present
As a crucial observation, Team India has been far more successful at winning matches at home in India than in foreign countries. It has managed to win the cricket world cup twice (1931 under the captaincy of Kapil Dev and 2011 under the captaincy of MS Dhoni). Besides this, the team has also managed to win the T20 world cup in 2007 and the ICC champions trophy in 2013.
Virat Kohli, veteran batsman, and cricketer is the current skipper of the team. He has managed to lead the entire team through difficult times. The future looks quite bright for the team.
Legends of Indian Cricket Team
Fans of cricket in India will never forget their cricketing legends. First and foremost, this list is the god of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar. He along with others like Rahul Dravid, Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, MS Dhoni will never ever be forgotten by fans of cricket in India.
Indian cricket team has a great future and we hope for the best for the entire team. Let’s hope that they keep entertaining people and make India proud.