Cricket is an amazing sport. Nearly the entire world is a fan of cricket. Apart from the frequent cricket matches, we now are concentrating in the fantasy cricket more and more for entertainment and showcase our cricket knowledge by building an online fantasy cricket team who can compete with others and win prizes.
There are lots of interesting tales in the vast world of cricket and daily fantasy cricket. We are going to tell you about one such tale of Indian cricketer who is known for various records. This is a tale which will bring smile on your face.
It is a known fact that Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar have been the record breaker and record creator in the 70s. He was quite a trendsetter in those days with his wavy curly locks.
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And something happened surrounding those locks back in 1974! As you know, Sunil Gavaskar has many records, before others broke them. However, let us tell you that he is the only cricketer in the history of cricket who has gotten a haircut in the middle of the field, during a match.
Know the tale now:
At a test match in 1974, where India was playing against England. Gavaskar was on the field with the wind challenging his long curly locks. Now, we would expect him to carry on playing and visit a barber later, however guess that came to his recue and gave him a haircut, instead. It was none other than the then umpire Dickie Bird, who was maybe carrying a pair of scissors with him, and cut a chunk of Gavasakar’s hair, which were falling on his face and blurring his vision, while he was playing.
Sunil Gavaskar went on to score 101 runs that day however, India still lost the match! But whatever might be the outcome of the match, we got a really cute, hilarious and memorable incident.
Enjoy reading this humorous tale and play cricket online as always!