He was the first Indian to play cricket and that too from England team as there was no Indian team in 1896. He was also known for the unusual bat he played with throughout much of his career. Indian cricketers Hardik and Krunal Pandya's father Himanshu Pandya passed away at the age of 71 on Saturday morning due to a cardiac arrest. In his first-class career he played around 307 matches and with an average of 56.37 he scored 24,692 runs including 72 (100s) and 109 (50s). T10 perfect advert to bring new audiences to cricket, says Shoaib Malik. He has been associated with Sri Lanka Cricket for some time and Tatiana, who is married to Prime Minister Balaput, is his daughter. After the birth of their baby, many fans of the duo have started guessing the names as well on Twitter. The veteran wicket-keeper batsman has been often targeted by Yograj, who has made some absurd statements about him, over the years. Albie was also the part of CSK’s winning team in 2010 & 2011’s seasons. After all, the Black Caps captain is taking all the sleep he can get at the moment, being a new father. We thank you for all your love, prayers and good wishes. ALSO READ: Ind vs Aus, 4th Test: Thunderstorm plays spoilsport as India end Day 2 at 62/2 Krunal, who was the skipper of Baroda at the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy, left the tournament's bio-bubble to be with his family. They announced their pregnancy in August 2020 and since then, the fans of the two celebrities were waiting with them for the arrival of their baby. The KwaZulu-Natal Cricket Union has confirmed the sad passing of the father of Proteas great, Hashim Amla. Karen, who played in one One-day International for the New Zealand women's cricket team against England in 1977-78 was married to Richard. New Delhi (CNN) In 2015, India's then cricket captain MS Dhoni discovered he had become a father for the first time -- via text message. Anushka and Virat got married in December 2017. Zin Harris; Chris Harris; Parke "Zin" Harris is the father of Chris Harris. Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli and his wife Anushka Sharma have been blessed with a baby girl the couple confirmed on social media on Monday. Himanshu Pandya – … Congratulatory messages are pouring in for actor Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli since the birth of their daughter on January 11. googletag.cmd.push(function () { He was the first Indian cricketer to play an international match. Chris's brother Ben also played domestic cricket for Canterbury. Advertisement We all know about Sir … Ranjitsinhji Maharaja Ranjitsinhji of Nawanagar, also famous as "Ranji", can be referred to as the father of Indian cricket because of his early exploits in the history of the game involving the British, as also for his steadfast patronage of the game in the country. NEW DELHI: India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara’s mental toughness comes from the setbacks he got early in his life and the fact that he understood that only big, long knocks will matter if he has to make an impression from a small centre, says father Arvind Pujara.. }); A post shared by Virat Kohli (@virat.kohli). Morne was a specialist right-arm fast medium bowler. Sharing the news of the arrival of the baby girl, Virat had said that Anushka and the baby are healthy and urged people to respect their privacy. In April 2015, David married Candice Falzon. googletag.display('CRINXT_ENG_DESKTOP/CRINXT_ENG_NEWS/CRINXT_ENG_NEWS_AS/CRINXT_ENG_NWS_AS_ROS_MID_728'); Cricket News: India all-rounder Hardik Pandya and his brother Krunal's father Himanshu has died. He revolutionized the game of cricket with his unorthodox techniques and invented the Leg Glance and Late Cut shots. Known as "Excalibur", the shoulders of the bat were planed down to form a conical rather than rectangular shape. Shahid Afridi on India vs Pakistan bilateral cricket: Afridi, together with former Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, had recently spoken in favour of the resumption of bilateral cricket between India and Pakistan. Cricket is a very popular sport played worldwide. We all know about Sir Ravindra Jadeja and also how he got the "Sir" title. Jerome, father of Tatiana, new Manager of Sri Lanka Cricket team. Cairns was a swing bowler with … Tanveer Sangha, Son of Punjabi Immigrants, Set to Play For Australian Cricket Team The 19-year-old Tanveer Sangha is a leg-break bowler and has taken 21 wickets in 14 T20s so far. The Wisden magazine known as the Bible of cricket listed him in its 5 cricketers of the year. However, we don’t seem to get it. However, reportedly, the person who will be naming the daughter of Virat and Anushka is Baba Anant Maharaj. After the end of day’s play, Siraj revealed why he got emotional as he said that he was missing his father, … Harris . Albie Morkel was an all-rounder and a big hitter of the cricket ball. It is played with a bat and ball and involves two competing sides (teams) of 11 players. Virat and Anushka were spotted a few days ago when the couple was going out for lunch. He worked for the development of his state and cricket in India. He was a pretty productive new ball bowler as well. sportskeeda.com "I won't say I have mastered it" - Virat Kohli on changing diapers and parenthood Morkel brothers have represented South African cricket team on various occasions. It should be noted here that David is the father of three daughters so he could surely share some parenting tips with fellow cricketer Kohli. DM me for some tips”. Learn more about cricket, including its rules and origin. Cricket matches are not only played in cricket fields but every cricket enthusiast breaks the sweat on every available space in the neighborhood. Over the past few months, the couple shared their journey online with others through Instagram posts. The article is about the first Indian to play cricket who later became the Father of Indian cricket. The title was given by the former Indian Captain M.S. Cricket News: Hyderabad pacer Mohammed Siraj, who chose to stay back in Australia despite losing his father, has been rewarded for his commitment to the team's caus Stokes, 65, leaves behind wife Deb and sons James and Ben. Jerome Jayaratne has been appointed as the new Manager of the Sri Lanka National Cricket Team It is reported that. Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 : Former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik believes T10 cricket format is a perfect advert to attract new fans to the game. 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