We know cricket is one of the most popular sports played around the world. Through the history of the game, there have been many moments that captured a permanent spot in the hearts of fans. Landmarks were set, records made and broken, not to mention the countless firsts and lasts that we'll never forget.
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1. The Little Master Walks Out To Bat One Final Time
Sachin Tendulkar in his final Test match, against the West Indies at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai.
Image Credits: Cricbol
2. MS Dhoni Hits The Six That Won India Its 2nd ODI World Cup
India defeated Sri Lanka in the final and lifted the trophy for the second time in history.
Image credits - Scroll India
3. The Day Virat Became The Fastest Batsmen To Reach 10,000 Runs In ODI
The legendary moment when Virat became the fastest cricketer to score 10,000 runs in One-day Internationals, rewriting, his icon, Sachin Tendulkar's world record.
Image credits – Ashoka News
4. David Shepherd's Famous Hop, Skip And Jump At A Full Nelson
Whenever the score reached 111 or its multiples, David Shepherd performed his famous hop, skip and jump routine. Don't you miss him? We do.
5. Alan Donald's Diamond Duck Run Out In The 1999 World Cup
South Africa needed a run to win whereas a tie was enough for Australia to reach the finals. South Africa’s Allan Donald did not listen to Lance Klusener's call and ran late, losing the game to the Australian side.
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6. Brian Lara Kisses The Ground
Way back in 2004, Brian Lara smashed 400 not out against England to set the record for highest individual score in test cricket. Did you know that, Lara also became the first batsman to reclaim the record of the highest individual score as he took it back from Matthew Hayden?
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7. Dada Takes Off His Jersey After India Beat England In The Natwest Final
Flintoff had taken off his jersey 7 months ago after defeating India at the Wankhede stadium. Sourav Ganguly returned the favour this time around by taking his jersey off after beating England in England. Take that!
Image credits – India Today
8. Sachin Tendulkar Makes History
After 38 years of first class cricket and a nation holding its breath, Sachin finally hit his 100th ton. A record that might never be broken!
Image credits – Daily mail
9. Chris Gayle Scores The First Double Century In World Cup History, In 2015
Chris Gayle scored 215 off 147 balls against Zimbabwe to become the only player to score a double century in World Cup history.
Image credits – india.com
10. The Moment India Won Its First World Cup In 1983
The crowd rushed in and occupied every inch of the field.
Image credits - bbc.co.uk
Cricket is a game with many legends and countless iconic photos. Tell us about your favourite moments in the comments below.
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