They once used to call cricket a gentleman’s game. Nobody used to take this more seriously than the Indians in the last century as greats like first Sunil Gavaskar and Kapil Dev followed by Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble were generally the best behaved international cricketers on the field (with a few exceptions).
The boorishness was left first to the Aussies and Poms and then the South Africans when they returned from the Apartheid boycott era. When Steve Waugh’s Invincibles turned sledging into an art form in the late 1990s, the entire Indian cricketing industry looked on in alarm.
But at the turn of the new millennium, as Indian cricket was in the doldrums, one person
decided to fight fire with
And now Kohli has scored over 8000 run in 199 odi's
But at the turn of the new millennium, as Indian cricket was in the doldrums, one person decided to fight fire with fire! His nickname was befittingly “Dada”, as Sourav Ganguly unleashed his dadagiri on the world with his aggressive captaincy but he is the bestImage Copyright: Virat