In cricket, team India faced their biggest defeat. Skipper Virat Kohli set an unwanted record by becoming the first Indian captain to face a ten wicket loss against Australia in their first ODI match in Mumbai. Australian openers, David Warner and Aaron Finch remained unbeaten after scoring a century each as their team chased the 256 run target.
We hope India makes a strong comeback in the next ODI match!
Just when the Indian team couldn’t comprehend their loss, ICC announced the cricketers of the year.
Virat Kohli is awarded as the ‘2019 Spirit of Cricket’ award for his heart-warming gesture asking fans not to boo Steve Smith during the World Cup 2019.
Rohit Sharma was in a sensational form, becoming the first batsman to hit five hundreds in a single edition of the World Cup and finished the tournament as the highest run scorer. He is named as the ‘2019 ODI Cricketer of the Year’.
Indian cricketer, Mayank Agarwal, who had a really good maiden Test cricket year, is a part of the ICC Test team of 2019 as an opener. Also, Deepak Chahar’s figures in T20 series against Bangladesh has been recognised and the bowler is declared as the T20I Performance of the Year.
With a breaking heart, team India’s superfan, Charulata Patel who become an Internet sensation during the 2019 World Cup, took her last breath at the age of 87.
The wheelchair bound lady came to limelight when she was seen cheering for India during a World Cup game against Bangladesh in Birmingham. Her enthusiasm prompted Kohli and Rohit Sharma to personally thank her. They showed their gratitude by meeting and seeking her blessings after India’s win.