Iconic Images in Cricket: A Compilation of 20 Epic Pics - Sportzwiki

Iconic Images in Cricket: A Compilation of 20 Epic Pics

  • It is cricket, and it is at its best. Spectate some of the iconic moments in the history of cricket as we look back at such pictures. So here it goes:

    The very start (The first cricket match ever played. Year 1844. Venue – St George’s Cricket Club, Bloomingdale Park in New York.Canada won by 23 runs)

    First cricket match

    Of women’s cricket ( venue: Lords, year : 1976)

    first women's match

    And the first world cup lifted ( West Indies led by Clive Lloyd, 1975)

    First world cup

    And then history was made. Cricket has seen it all…

    The moments of fun 

    Divided by teams, united by the game: Tony Greig lifted a happy Gundappa Viswanath after he completed his century

    Tony and Viswanath

    Moments of helplessness

    Bees attack at the Firoz Shah Kotla stadium during a match

    Bees attack

    The beautiful stadium of Galle destructed by tsunami

    Galle stadium after tsunami

    Moments of terror

    Sri Lankan players being taken away after terrorists attacked the Gaddafi stadium during a match with home-team Pakistan

    after terrorist attack

    Moments of achievements

    Sachin after his 100th 100

    Tendulkar after 100th 100

    Muttiah Muralitharan after his 800th test wicket

    Murali after 800th wicket



    Brian lara after his 400 runs in one innings

    Lara after 400runs

    Moments of pain

    Steve Smith dedicating his ton to his fellow teammate Phil Hughes, who lost his life on field while playing. He was the 408th test player of Australian side.

    Steve smith to Hughes

    Moments of respect

    Chris Gayle bows to AB De Villiers for hitting a fastest ODI century ( off just 31balls)

    ABD's fastest ODI 100

    Moments of on-field brilliance

    The fielding genius Jonty Rhodes at his best while doing a flying run-out

    Flying runout

    Moments of imperfection in perfect career

    Sir Donald Bradman getting out on a duck in his last international innings. He needed just four odd runs to reach an average of hundred but retired with 99.94

    Donald Bradman last innings

    And then some tea

    English players having tea in a tea break true to its words

    English players having tea on field

    Some more moments, weird though…

    When Dennis Lillee put 9 players at slip…

    9 players at the slip

    David Shepherd doing his regular practice of hopping at Nelson’s number

    Shepherd's hopping at Nelson's number

    We love our legends

    Shane Warne, Sir Donald Bradman and Sachin Tendulkar together

    Three legends

    But we are not satisfied with just three of them, are we?

    Cricketing legends together


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