Ind vs SL, 1st Test: Why are India and Sri Lanka Players are Wearing Black Armbands on Day 2 Mohali Test
The Indian team wore Black Armbands during the India vs Sri Lanka First Test match being held in Mohali. Ahead of the second day of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka, players from both teams were seen wearing armbands as they walked down the field. It is learned that players have worn them in memory of former Australian cricketer Shane Warne, who died of a suspected heart attack on Friday. On the death of a player in cricket, similarly, all the players pay tribute to him.
The Sri Lanka team has lost the 3-match T20I series against India. Now the 3-match test series between the two teams has started from 04 March. Today is the second day of the first test match where Team India has scored 450 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. All the batsmen performed brilliantly in the first test match. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja is playing 100 runs on the second day of Ind vs SL 1st Test. This test match is the 100th test match of former Indian captain Virat Kohli. At the beginning of the second day, players from India and Sri Lanka were seen wearing black armbands.
Indian Cricket Players pay Tribute to Shane Warne and Rod Marsh
One of the world’s greatest bowlers of all time, Warne passed away at the age of 52 in Thailand, his agency has revealed. “It is with great sadness to inform that Shane Keith Warne passed away today, Friday, March 4, in Koh Samui, Thailand from a suspected heart attack.” Also Read– India vs Sri Lanka1 1st Test Day 2 Live Cricket Score
“Shane was found unresponsive in his villa and could not be revived, despite the best efforts of the medical staff. The family requests confidentiality at this time and will provide further details,” Warne’s management company MPC Entertainment said in a statement.
A minute’s silence was observed before the start of play on Day 2 of the first Test for Rodney Marsh and Shane Warne who passed away yesterday. The Indian Cricket Team will also be wearing black armbands today.@Paytm #INDvSL pic.twitter.com/VnUzuqwArC
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 5, 2022
On the Previous day, another Australian great in Rod Marsh passed away. And as a mark of respect, India Players are wearing Black armbands on Day 2 of the ind vs SL 1st Test Match. A minute of silence was observed before the start of the play as well to show their condolences for the loss of the legend.
Shane Warne’s Career Stats
Australian Legend Warne ended his Test career as the second most successful wicket-taker in history. He took a total of 708 wickets, behind only Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan with 800 wickets. Warne also broke the 700-wicket barrier first.
Warne made a strong comeback and won the Player of the Match award in the ODI World Cup final against Pakistan in 1999. Shane Warne made his debut against India in 1992 at the Sydney Cricket Ground and retired from cricket in 2007. Warne is the highest wicket-taker in the Ashes with 195 wickets to his name. The second best is Dennis Lillee, who is 28 for 167. Warne’s best figures in Tests also came against arch-rivals England in Brisbane, where he took 8/71.