Sports

Millions of cricket fans from all around the world are tuned to watch one of the biggest events in the game, ICC World T20.

The game, which dates back to 16th century, is played by 120 million players in many countries, making it the world’s second most popular sport after association football.

As it is the cricket season, we are providing you few memorable pictures of the game.

South African Nightmare

a10

This photo is a nightmare for South African Cricket. During 1999 Semi-Finals, Donald got run out and match ended in a tie, the first ever World Cup draw, and Australia advanced to finals.

 

Bee Attack

aa1

During a test match at Feroz Shah Kotla, bees interrupted the match. May be they didn’t like the Aussies bashing Indian players.

 

Brian Lara’s unbeaten 400*

aa2

West Indies players giving Lara a “Guard of Honour” after he came scoring 400* against England in 2004.

 

Catch that Shook the World

a8

Bermuda’s Dwayne Leverock took a stunning, diving one-handed slip catch to dismiss Robin Uthappa off Malachi Jones’ 1st ball in World Cup Cricket, (the 2nd over of the game) against India, which resulted in wild celebrations.

 

Pakistan’s Triumph

a6

Pakistan team with PM Nawaz Sharif after winning 1992 World Cup.

 

Flying Jonty Rhodes

aa4

Jonty Rhodes made a flying dive to run out Inzamam-ul-Haq in 1992 World Cup.

 

Nine Slips

aa5

During 1977 Auckland Test between Australia and New Zealand, nine players from Australian side were fielding the slip.

 

Legend’s Last Walk

aa7

This iconic photo is from Sachin’s last test match, when he came to bat for the last time. End of an era.

 

Tribute to Friend

aa8

Australia’s Steven Smith remembers his friend Late Phillip Hughes. Phillip Hughes was died after being hit by a ball during a cricket match in 2014.

 

All Hail The Champions

aa9

Shahid Afridi celebrates victory in his unique style after Pakistan won 2009 World T20 against Sri Lanka.

a7