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10 most heartbreaking moments in Cricket history

Vignesh
ANALYST
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474.27K   //    21 Aug 2015, 10:30 IST

Sports, in many ways, mirrors reality television. Emotions run high, and the desire to succeed burns like a flame in the minds of players. Cricket is by no means an exception, and with the extent of hard work and determination that players show on the field, coming in at second place is no compensation.The level of competitiveness in professional sports reaches great heights, and when both sides give their all, end up as the second-best, it is definitely hard to handle, not just for the players involved, but the fans as well.But transcending the ordinary moments of disappointment and failure, several distressing incidents have occurred throughout the history of the sport which shall remain etched in the annals of the sport as unforgettable.When these people cried, they did not cry alone – the world cried along. Here are some of the most heartbreaking moments in cricket history.

#10 Sachin Tendulkar\'s last match

Sachin touched the pitch, as if to seek blessings for his retired life

Emotions are bound to run high when a legend retires, and even more so, when the legend in question is Sachin Tendulkar, the keeper of a billion Indian hearts for two decades. The little Master broke the heart of the nation, when he walked out to the pitch and touched it for a final time with tears in his eyes. 

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