Sports Desk (Ranchi). In the third ODI against Australia, Team India won the toss and decided to field first. Prior to the match, Team India paid homage to the soldiers who were killed in the Pulwama terror attack. During this time, former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni handed over the special cap to the team captain and the rest of the players to look like Army caps. Apart from this, Players also donated the fees received from this match to the National Security Fund. With this match, Team India also started a new initiative. Now, from now on, he will play a match every year in honor of the security forces.
Kedar Jadhav took the cap and saluted him …
– After a toss in the match, a special cap was distributed between the members of the Indian team to pay homage to the CRPF jawans who were killed in the Pulwama attack. The former Captain of Team India Team and the honorary title of Lieutenant Colonel MS Dhoni distributed by the Army
– Dhoni gave a cap specially made among all the players, one by one, which was exactly like the Army Cap in appearance. Apart from Players, they also handed the cap to support staff members. Meanwhile all the players stood in a line and took the cap.
When Dhoni gave the cap to all the members of the team, at the end of the same line, he once again got the captain Virat standing again, who handed Dhoni the cap also to Dhoni. Indeed, Dhoni, who handed the cap to all the players, did not wear this special cap so far, that is why Virat handed him the cap.
When Dhoni was giving the cap to the players, Kedar Jadhav stood in the army style after saluting the caps and saluted Dhoni and expressed his respect for the country's army.
The new tradition of the team started from Ranchi ODI
– With this match at the JSCA (Jharkhand State Cricket Association) stadium in Ranchi, a new tradition has started in Team India. To honor the security forces, Team India will play one match every year from the same way wearing special army caps.
#TeamIndia will be sporting camouflage caps today as mark of tribute to the loss of life in Pulwama
And to encourage countrymen to donate to the National Defense Fund for taking care of the dependents of the martyrs #JaiHind pic.twitter.com/fvFxHG20vi
– BCCI (@BCCI) 8 March 2019