Memorable quotes and photos from Aaj Tak Salaam Cricket 2017

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first_imgA galaxy of cricket stars descended on London for Aaj Tak Salaam Cricket 2017 and it was an absolute treat for connoisseurs of the game as the likes of Sunil Gavaskar, Shane Warne, Sourav Ganguly, Michael Clarke, Mohammad Azharuddin, Kumar Sangakkara, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith, Nasser Hussain, Aamer Sohail and Rameez Raja regaled the audience with some superb insights into the game.Gavaskar spoke of his first experience at Lord’s, Warne talked at length of his battles against Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara and then engaged in what is now a classic light-hearted banter with Ganguly while Sohail, the former Pakistan captain, said he would not mind paying to watch Virat Kohli bat.Then there was Hussain’s beautiful speech where he outlined what he thought was the essence of cricket and what the game meant for him.There was plenty of analysis, there were lots of insights into how the game has changed with time, what makes modern day players tick and there were also some warm moments between the former cricketers, whose rivalry once upon a time, set the international cricket stage on fire.However, on May 31, 2017, those rivals came together on Aaj Tak’s platform to relive some of their fondest memories on the field of play, remember the heated moments and laugh them off.Here, we bring to you some of the more candid photos, quotes and expressions from what was a blockuster event at the London Business School. How often have you seen these cricketing icons posing like this?advertisement”I have had plenty of female fans during my time.”- Sunil Gavaskar”Women in Calcutta still ask me about where Sunil Gavaskar is and where they can meet him. And they are pretty looking ones”- Sourav Ganguly”I like Virat Kohli’s attitude. He is one exciting cricketer”- Aamer Sohail”If you asked me whether I’d want to bowl to Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid, Sachi Tendulkar, VVS Laxman and Virender Sehwag or the current Indian guys, please, I’d much rather bowl to the current day Indian side.”- Shane Warne”I feel lucky because the players I idiolised I got to play with and against. I played against Sourav Ganguly and with Shane Warne.”- Michael Clarkelast_img

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