Former Delhi Daredevils skipper Gautam Gambhir said that if the team management have picked him up in the playing XI he would have surely played. Gambhir didn’t play even a single match since the time he stepped down as DD skipper.
The lifestyle of our cricketers is as grand and classy as the sports they play. The reflection of their persona and exquisiteness reflects on their lifestyle choices, mainly cars. Many of our cricketers have fetish for high-end, luxury cars, and many of them owns an envious collection. Let’s check out the tastes of our cricketers when it comes to owning the four-wheeled beauty.
Gone are the days when male experts would bore us to death with their mundane cricketing views and oh, those unexciting suits. Thank goodness, the times have changed and the number of hot female anchors hosting cricket matches or our darling Indian Premier League is only increasing. Be it the initial game changers like Mandira Bedi and Shonali Nagrani or the recent anchors, Archana Vijaya and Mayanti Langer, all the female hosts have impressed us with her charisma.
Let’s take a look at some of the most beautiful IPL hosts who have won hearts in various IPL seasons.
On this day, back in 2016 at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) batters Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers scripted a record-breaking partnership in the history of T20 cricket and Indian Premier League. It was a must-win match for RCB against Gujarat Lions, where they took the game away from opponent's hand by far by donning the green jersey. After losing the first wicket at 19 in 4th over, skipper Kohli along with his partner de Villiers went on to score centuries and collected 229 runs between them. Kohli scored 109 off 55 balls, including 5 fours and 8 sixes, while de Villiers made 129 not out off just 52 balls with the help of 10 fours and 12 sixes. RCB went on to post 248 with the loss of only 2 wickets and won the match by a massive-margin of 144 runs as they dismissed Gujarat for mere 104.
On this day, back in the year 1991 against Australia during the final match of Austral-Asia Cup also known as Sharjah Cup; Pakistani pacer Wasim Akram claimed his second ODI hat-trick in less than a year span. With this hat-trick, Akram also became the first ever bowler to take a hat-trick in ODI final of a tournament. Moreover, all the three wickets of his hat-trick were bowled and the victims were Merv Hughes, Carl Rackemann and Terry Alderman. Akram also became the first bowler to take multiple hat-tricks in ODIs. His hat-trick ended the Australian innings as they were bowled out for 230 and Pakistan won the final by 36 runs. In addition, Akram had also scored 35-ball 49 not out earlier in the match to help Pakistan score 266-7.