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What is the nickname of the Indian cricket team?

Nickname (s) Men in Blue, Team India , The Blues Association Board of Control for Cricket in India Captain Virat Kohli Coach Ravi Shastri 6 more rows ...

Is cricket the national sport of India?

While cricket is by far the most popular sport in the country, it is not the countrys national sport. Cricket is an important part of the culture of India. The Indian team shares a rivalry with the Pakistani team, and India-Pakistan matches are some of the most anticipated matches, and most watched television broadcasts in the country.

What is cricket?

Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20-metre (22-yard) pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps.

How are cricketers treated in India?

Though the ball used in international cricket is a leather ball, gully cricket is played with a tennis ball or a taped ball. There have been numerous cricketers such as Sunil Gavaskar, Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble who have caught the imagination of the wider audience in India. Cricketers are treated as demi-gods.

Why do Indian cricketers have nicknames for each other?

The same goes for the Indian cricket team. The Men in Blue travel together all year long, bonding on and off the field. So its natural that they have nicknames for each other too. Some given by fans, some by teammates and some just carried forward from their childhood.

What is the national cricket team of India called?

The India mens national cricket team, also known as Team India or the Men in Blue, represents India in mens international cricket. It is governed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), and is a Full Member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test, One Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International (T20I) status.

What is the National Womens cricket team nickname?

National Womens Cricket Team Nicknames Team Nickname Australia Southern Stars Bangladesh Lady Tigers, Tigresses England India Women in Blue 7 more rows ...

Why is the Indian cricket team called the men in blue?

Team colours. Since colours have made their way into international cricket, the Indian cricket team has chosen blue as their primary colour and orange/red as their secondary colour and have worn one or the other shade of blue. The blue colour of their uniform has also earned them the nickname of Men in Blue.

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