Indian Cricket Team: Many stories of the players of the Indian cricket team are quite famous. Stories of Indian cricketers have grabbed a lot of headlines. There are more than one funny anecdote in this list, but do you know that once John Wright grabbed the collar of former Indian opener Virender Sehwag. Actually, this story is from the year 2002… At that time the Indian cricket team was playing NatWest Trophy in England. Apart from India, teams from host England and Sri Lanka were playing in this tournament. At the same time, the captain of the Indian team was Sourav Ganguly.
When John Wright grabbed the collar of Virender Sehwag…
Actually, John Wright of New Zealand was the coach of the Indian cricket team at that time. Although, John Wright was known for his calm nature, but once the Indian team’s opener Virender Sehwag flared up badly. Virender Sehwag got out after playing a wrong shot. After which the Nawab of Najafgarh reached the dressing room. After Virender Sehwag reached the dressing room, the then coach of the Indian team, John Wright, caught Sehwag’s collar. Along with this, he spoke a lot to Virender Sehwag during this period.
After this John Wright went to Rahul Dravid.
However, the anger of Indian cricket team coach John Wright did not subside here. After this John Wright went to Rahul Dravid. John Wright told Rahul Dravid that if ever Virender Sehwag gets out after playing a wrong shot like this, he will be thrown out of the team. On the other hand, talking about the NatWest Trophy 2002, the Indian team won the trophy under the captaincy of Sourav Ganguly. The Indian team defeated England in the final match. Team India had to score 322 runs in the final match against England. The Indian team achieved the target for 8 wickets due to the excellent partnership between Yuvraj Singh and Mohammad Kaif.
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