Like any other sport, Cricket also observes players involving in clashes during matches. Although cricket is termed a ‘Gentlemen’s Game’, there are some instances when players lose their temper and express aggressive gestures. Even Indian players have been involved in such instances in cricket in the past.
Indian players have always been clam-headed and friendly on the cricket field. However, there are some incidents when some players lost their calm against opponents and gave a befitting reply to them. Such instances also gained wide attention in media and fans, and have almost become nostalgic memory for cricket lovers who witnessed it live on television.
Here we talk about 5 instances when Indian players gave a befitting reply to opponents.
5 Instances When Indian Players Gave A Befitting Reply To Opponents
5. Venkatesh Prasad to Aamir Sohail
During ODI World Cup 1996, Venkatesh Prasad gave an aggressive send-off to Pakistan’s Aamer Sohail in the quarter-final match. Chasing 288 for victory, the Pakistan team were going powerful at the start of their batting. After hitting Venkatesh Prasad for a boundary on the off-side, Pakistan’s Aamer Sohail sledged the Indian bowler.
He pointed fingers towards Prasad and said, “Go get the ball”. However, on the next ball, Venky clean bowled Sohail. After dismissing him, the Indian player gestures an aggressive send-off to the Pakistani opener. Meanwhile, India won the match by 39 runs after restricting Pakistan to 248/9 in the match.