15 Cricketers who made India Proud – Part 3

By on August 15, 2017

India celebrates its 71st independence day. On this occasion, CrickGeek remember 15 cricketers who made India proud.

MS Dhoni

MS Dhoni Cricketers who made India proud

MS Dhoni Cricketers who made India proud

“One inch here and there and a guy like Dhoni could take you apart. He is a great finisher, he is cool and calm and backs himself. He is a strong character.” – Mahela Jayawardene.

Updated Stats (ODI): 9496 runs, 10 hundreds, 278 catches, 97 stumpings

Read: MS Dhoni – The most charismatic leader ever

Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly Cricketers made India proud

Sourav Ganguly Cricketers made India proud

“Sourav Ganguly is a very good leader. His return to the field brings a spring in the steps of the Indians. He is a great player.”- Ricky Ponting

Read: Sourav Ganguly: The man who changed the complexion of Indian cricket

Sunil Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar Cricketers who made India proud

Sunil Gavaskar Cricketers who made India proud

“Whenever India drew a match against England, Australia or West Indies it was as good as a win. Sunil was instrumental because we always looked up to him because he was the one who could bat for two days.” – Kapil Dev.

Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev Cricketers who made India proud

Kapil Dev Cricketers who made India proud

“I noticed a young fast bowler in a charity match, who bowled a first ball bouncer – quite rare to see from Indian pacers. Kapil was a flamboyant batsman too and undoubtedly a fabulous all-rounder,” – Imran Khan.

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar Cricketers who made India proud

Sachin Tendulkar Cricketers who made India proud

“We have had champions’
we have had legends’
but we have never had another
Sachin Tendulkar and we never will.” – Time Magazine.

The man who inspired a billion hearts, shouldered expectations for two decades and gave us so many moments of happiness.

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