10 iconic pictures from India's cricketing history
Since 2010, August 19th has been celebrated as World Photography Day. The date celebrates August 19, 1839, when the French government bought the patent for the daguerreotype and released it “free to the world”. The daguerreotype, invented in 1837, was the first practical photographic process. For those that love sport, history and images go hand in glove. And in cricket crazy India, we love the sport and just cannot hold ourselves from looking back at history.
So on the day when the world commemorates the joy of photos, we share with you a compilation of some of the momemrable moments from India’s cricketing history.
#10 Ganguly goes shirtless at Lords’
In the Natwest tri-series final at Lords’ in 2002, India were staring at defeat. It was then that Mohammad Kaif and Yuvraj Singh came together and stitched together a memorable partnership to steal an improbable win. The runchase of 325 was achieved and before you knew it, India’s skipper was bare chested on the famous balcony. India had the win and Ganguly, his revenge over Andrew Flitoff.