Cricket in India has a huge fan base. Indians celebrate cricket. We have witnessed many nail-biting finishes in the cricket history and much more to be witnessed. Cricket here is related closely to our emotions. Indian Cricket fans fast for their heroes to play and mark a win for India. There are tons and tons of memories and emotional moments in Indian cricket. Here are the Top 10 memorable and emotional moments in Indian Cricket History:

10. Yuvraj Six Sixes

The day when all the Indian fans went crazy. In 2007, on the first T20 world cup, Yuvraj went unstoppable. It was an India-England match at Kingsmead. Yuvraj blasted Stuart Boards over all over the fence. It was one of the most memorable moments for Indian Cricket fans.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

Yuvaraj 6 sixes

9. T20 World Cup Win

The year 2007 witnessed the epic win as well. The first T20 world cup was won by India. In the finals, India faced Pakistan. Dhoni captained the Indian team for his first time and marked the epic win. The T20 World Cup Win is a memorable one as well.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

T20 World Cup 2007

8. India – England at Lords, 2002

England set a target of 321. India was 146/5 when Yuvraj and Kaif joined together to march towards the win. It was a nail-biting match and India won the match with 3 balls in hand and 2 wickets to spare. To celebrate the win Ganguly removed his shirt and was spinning it in joy. One of the most memorable match.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

India Vs England @ Lords

7. 2003 World Cup Finals

Under the captaincy of Ganguly, India reached the finals of WC 2013. India won the toss and choose to field first. Australia set a hard target for India to chase. Indians tried hard to win but not able to chase the target. Sachin who was the leading run scorer of the World cup got out in the first over. It was one of most Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

2003 World Cup Finals

6. 2011 WC Quarter Finals

In 2011 World Cup, the format was changed and top 8 teams were asked to battle in the knock out matches. India met Australia in their quarterfinals (Australia was the previous WC Champions). India fought hard and defeated Australia. Australians not only lost the match, they were knocked out of the tournament as well. This was one of the most Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

2011 WC Quarter Finals India Vs Australia

5. 2013 Champions Trophy

After winning the 2011 World Cup, there was a huge expectation towards the upcoming Champions trophy in 2013. India beat England and won the 2013 Champions Trophy. Dhoni (Captain of Indian Team during that time) was praised as he was the captain to win all the three formats of World cup. It was one of the most memorable moment as well.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

2013 Champions Trophy

4. Sehwag and Rohit’s 200

After Sachin, It was Sehwag who conquered the milestone of 219 runs in a one day match. This record was broken by Rohit Sharma with his master class innings of 264 in a one day format. Rohit Sharma has hit 200 twice in the one day format. These innings are remarkable moments in Indian cricket history.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

Rohit & Sehwag

3. Sachin’s 200

“The first man on the planet to reach 200”, words from Ravi Shastri on Sachin’s 200 runs in 50-50 format. An emotional moment for all the cricket fans. He was the first man to do this. Many can break his records, but the history will always remember that he was the first man to reach 200.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

Sachin’s 200

2. 2011 World Cup

After 1983 world cup, India played in all other WC with the hope to win. Sachin waited for so long for his dream to come true. In 2011, It was India VS Sri Lanka playing in the finals of the world cup. Dhoni captained the side and hit the winning run to make India proud. The whole country started celebrating the win on this Big day. It was the most memorable and emotional moment for the Indian cricket fans.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

2011 World Cup

1. Sachin’s Retirement

Everyone knows that this day will come but no one wanted it. Sachin is the God of Cricket. His records are still unbeatable and it will take another decade to break all his records. The most emotional moment for all the cricket fans in the world is his retirement. Fans from all over the world flew to India to see this man retire. The speech given by him broke all our hearts. Cricket fans were emotional and don’t want to see a match without Sachin but he has to go. Sachiin Sachiiinnn is always special. This is one of most Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History.

Emotional Moments in Indian Cricket History

Sachin’s Retirement

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