Indias uunsung heroes of the sports

At the age of 12, he was selected in the state level tournament, which was when his cricketing talent was noticed for the first time. Purna Malavath - The youngest girl to climb Mt. What is the difference between the regular cricket and blind cricket: He was inspired by looking at other kids playing cricket.

He was one of the most prominent figures at Mohun Bagan in the early 60s, captaining the club for a few years during the period. He won bronze in bantamweight wrestling, becoming the first individual Olympics medalist from India, a record unmatched until Leander Paes won bronze in !

Unsung Heroes

Her list of honours include an incredible 16 national titles with the Manipur state team, nine of which she won as the captain. Naik scored a massive runs in only 58 balls in the finals. The doctors had to amputate her legs to save her life.

When Hector Herrera received the ball on the edge of the penalty area in what seemed like a good shooting position, he was immediately surrounded by four defenders and his shot was charged down. No flower garlands, no red carpet, no trumpets, no crowd, nothing!

Pride of the Sikhs. Khashaba Dadasaheb Jadhav He was forced to pay for his own travel and lodging to be able to participate at the Olympics. His highest point came in when his team defeated England to win the first T20 World Cup. The players have to gauge the path of the ball by listening to the sound of the ball bearings moving inside the ball.

Devendra Jhajharia Only the second Indian after Petkar to win Paralympics gold, Jhanjaria set a world record in javelin throw in despite having just one arm. Shall I send in my resignation? On the occasion of Independence Day, here is a look at six unsung heroes of Indian football: Feb 11, at A medal may be difficult at her age, but you never know.

But what followed was 20 years as a taxi driver after which he became a daily wage earner.

The Untold but Inspiring Stories of These 8 Indian Sports Heroes Will Make Spectacular Biopics!

Sharath Kamal Table Tennis — The Commonwealth Games gold medal winner seems to be in a good position to bring home another gold. Watching her family being attacked by the militants, Rukhsana emerged from the hiding place with an axe and hit the LeT commander on his head.

In the final match against Kerala, he smashed runs in a one-day match. He scored three goals at the continental event, including the winner in the final against Iran. Sachin Tendulkar, by his own admission, grew up idolizing Gavaskar, and would undoubtedly rate him higher than himself.

12 Unsung Heroes In Sports Apart From Cricket Who Made India Proud

The 30 year-old, however, has surprisingly played for India on only three occasions so far in his career. World champion, grandmaster, Arjuna awardee, Chess Oscar winner, padma shri, padma bhushan, padma vibhushan and a global ambassador to the brainy sport.

Kapil Dev Photo Source The Indian cricket team, inwas an underdog team that was totally not in the list of teams expected to reach the semifinals, let alone become world champions. He started his career in cricket in the year Official poster of upcoming biopic, Sachin: His story deserves to be brought to the forefront.

From then onwards, it was history in the making.We take a look at some of the unsung heroes of Indian sports in Our site uses cookies to deliver a better experience.

Unsung Heroes of India

Please click accept to agree with the use of all. India’s Unsung Heroes of the Sports World. Hero Heroes Sport Sports World. The games are starting. It’s time to forget the roofs, the bridges and the crap – whether it’s coming from dogs or the organizing committee.

Indian sports fans can probably tell you Sachin Tendulkar’s birthday, hobbies and favorite music. But ask fans to name. India's Unsung heroes: Tara Patkar's Roti Bank feeds over 1, needy people every day Cricket is a game of eyesight more than anything else.

But for Shekhar Naik it. The Untold but Inspiring Stories of These 8 Indian Sports Heroes Will Make Spectacular Biopics! by Sanchari Pal January 6,pm B ollywood has always been fascinated by India’s sports stars, especially the cricket stars who claim the lion’s share of fame and adulation in the country.

India's greatest sports heroes Cricket is the beating heart of sports in India, but heroes in chess, track and badminton give it brainy, dexterous form. Jimmy played for India’s national volleyball team in the Asian Games in Tehran (), Bangkok () and in Seoul () where India won the bronze medal and led the Indian team to victory in India Gold Cup International Volleyball Tournament at .

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