IND vs WI: ODI series between India and West Indies. The first match is being played in Ahmedabad. India won the toss and elected to bowl first.
Ind Vs Wi
IND vs WI: ODI series between India and West Indies. The first match is being played in Ahmedabad. India won the toss and elected to bowl first. This is the 1000th ODI for India. India are the first team in the world to play so many ODIs. However, the tragic news is that Lata Mangeshkar died before this historic Indian ODI. The Indian team mourned her death. Players came onto the field wearing black bands. Lata Mangeshkar dies today at the age of 92 in Mumbai. Breach Candy breathed his last at the hospital. Lata Mangeshkar has been in hospital for days last month. Former Indian cricketers along with Team India have expressed their condolences over the death of Lata Mangeshkar.
Sunil Gavaskar mourns
Commenting on the India-West Indies match, former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar described the death of Lata Mangeshkar as a big loss. He mentioned Lataji’s interest in cricket. Lataji says he loves cricket. She mentioned that she was watching the game closely. The BCCI has shared Team India’s condolences over the death of Lata Mangeshkar. The BCCI tweeted that Lata Didi loves cricket. She commented that she has always supported this sport. The Indian team that won the toss in this match chose to bowl first. The decision was taken by captain Rohit Sharma as it was snowing in the evening.
The BCCI joins the nation in mourning the loss of Bharat Ratna Smt. Lata Mangeshkar ji. The queen of melody enthralled the country for decades. An avid follower of the game and an ardent supporter of Team India, she helped create an awareness using music as a medium.#RIPLataji pic.twitter.com/BSfDb9YnYC
– BCCI (BCCI) February 6, 2022