What were the big achievements of India in cricket since independence, know here
Indian Cricket Big Achievement after Independence: Britain ruled us in India till 15th August 1947 full independence. The British ruled India for almost 200 years. Both India and Britain had one thing in common, that was cricket. Before independence, cricket was dominated in India, which is till today. Before independence, Maharaja Ranjit Singh played cricket for England from 1895-1902. Today we will tell you about the big achievements in cricket after India’s independence.
first test match win
The Indian team got its first Test match victory against England in the year 1952. Vijay Hazare was leading this team. Vinoo Mankad took 12 wickets in this match. India won this match by an innings and 8 runs.
First Test win on foreign soil
India got its first victory on foreign soil in New Zealand under the captaincy of young Tiger Pataudi. India got this victory in 1968. In this match, India defeated New Zealand by 5 wickets.
on foreign soil first series win
Two years after defeating New Zealand, the Men in Blue recorded their first series win on foreign soil during the 1970–71 tour of the West Indies, where they won the five-match series 1–0. In this series itself, India’s batting great Sunil Gavaskar scored 774 runs against the deadly attack of West Indies.
Capture the World Cup in 1983
The Cricket World Cup was the third edition of the tournament, held from 9 June to 25 June 1983. Under the captaincy of Kapil Dev, India did that charisma which no one had even dreamed of. In the final of this world, India defeated the defending champions dangerous West Indies and won the World Cup. After India’s World Cup victory, India began to dominate the entire cricketing world. Since then, India also got many great cricketers.
Won the title by defeating Pakistan in the World Championship
Two years after the victory in the World Cup, India performed amazingly in the World Championship held in Australia. Here India defeated its biggest rival Pakistan in the final and won the trophy. Ravi Shastri also got the Player of the Series award in this series. Ravi Shastri scored 182 runs in this series and also took 8 wickets.
Sachin Tendulkar’s Debut
Sachin Tendulkar, who is called the God of Cricket, made his Test debut at the age of 16 against Pakistan in Karachi on 15 November 1989. He is the only player to score one hundred international centuries in his 24-year career, the first batsman to score a double century in an ODI, the holder of the record for most runs in both Tests and ODIs. Sachin is the only player to score more than 30,000 runs in international cricket.
NatWest Series win and Ganguly’s celebration
In 2002, he captured the trophy in the NatWest Series in England. During this time India was being captained by Sourav Ganguly. He also celebrated this victory in a special way. He celebrated the series win over England by taking off his T-shirt and waving it.
2003 world cup final
The 2003 World Cup was also a great year for India. At this time the captaincy of India was in the hands of Sourav Ganguly. In this World Cup, India reached the finals by performing brilliantly. However, India had to face defeat at the hands of Australia in the final.
2007 T20 World Cup Winner
2007 was very good for India. This year, India had captured the T20 World Cup for the first time. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was captaining the Indian team in 2007. In the final of this World Cup, India defeated Pakistan and won the World Cup.
Number one in Tests in 2009
India achieved a big achievement in the year 2009 when he made the record of being number one in Test for the first time. This was the first time that India had become number one in Tests in world cricket.
Captured Champions Trophy thrice
After 2000, India has won the title of Champions Trophy in 2008, 2012 and 2018. At the same time, in the year 2006, 2016, 2020, the Indian team has been runner-up in this tournament.
2011 world cup win
The year 2011 was very special for India. This year, after a long wait of 28 years, India again captured the World Cup. The Indian team, playing under the leadership of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, won the World Cup by defeating Sri Lanka in the final. Let us tell you that this was also the last World Cup of Sachin Tendulkar.
Australia thrash and series win at Gabba
In the field of Gabba, the Indian team was defeated in the year 2021 after 32 years. Earlier in 1989, the Australian team had to face defeat on this ground. At the same time, with this victory, India defeated Australia 2-1 in the series.
Indian team became the runner-up in the World Test Championship
India also showed a wonderful game in the World Test Championship. However, the Indian team had to face defeat in its final. In the final match, New Zealand won the title by defeating India.
Apart from these, the Indian team has also won the 2007 ICC World Twenty20, the 2007–08 CB Series, the 2010 and 2016 Asia Cups, the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup and the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.
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