Just a day ago, India defeated New Zealand by 6 runs in a thriller clinch T20 series. The disciplined bowling display of Indian bowlers allowed the team to win the series against New Zealand. When it comes to the Indian cricketers, they are quite superstitious by behavior. Some call it as superstition while other say it to be their habit or lucky charm. Our Indian boys never fail to carry their luck on the field which they believe will bring good fate to them.
Here we mention you some of the superstitions of Indian cricketers.
1. Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli once admitted that he is superstitious! The Indian captain wears a black band on his hand while on the field. Earlier, he used to wear the pair of gloves which proved lucky for him while scoring runs. Apart from the black band, he also wears a Kara on his right arm.
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2. Sachin Tendulkar
Despite his talent, Sachin Tendulkar believes putting his left pad before the right one can bring him luck and success on the field. He also owns a lucky bat which he uses to play important matches.
3. M.S Dhoni
Former Indian Captian, M.S Dhoni believes 7 number jersey will bring him fortune and luck. The captain is always seen wearing a jersey with number 7 on it.
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4. Yuvraj Singh
Yuvraj believes number 12 is his lucky number as he was born on the 12th day of the 12th month. He is always seen wearing a 12 number jersey on the field.
5. R Ashwin
Reports suggest that R Ashwin brings his bag for luck. He says, the bag is not only lucky for him but for the whole Indian team. Whenever he brings his bag, India has gon to win the match.
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6. Sourav Ganguly
Sourav Ganguly made sure he kept his guru’s photo inside the pocket while playing. He believed his guru to be god and hence it would bring luck to him. Apart from this, he also believed malas and rings were lucky for him.
7. Zaheer Khan
The left-arm Indian paceman, Zaheer Khan made sure he always carried his yellow handkerchief during every match. Zaheer says that he always carries his lucky handkerchief on the field.
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8. Rahul Dravid
Rahul Dravid has a strong faith that right thigh pad first is a lucky charm for him. According to reports, it is also said that Rahul Dravid never uses new bat before the match.
9. Anil Kumble
Anil Kumble believes he has always picked up wickets for India when he handed over his cap and sweater to Master Blaster, Sachin Tendulkar.
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10. Virendra Sehwag
Earlier, Virendra Sehwag used to wear 44 number jersey on the shirt, which did not bring luck to him. After consulting a numerologist, he started wearing a numberless shirt on the field.