15 August 2019: Big chance in 72 years, Team India can give victory gift on August 15 for the first time: The day of 15 August 2019 can prove to be very special in the history of Indian cricket. This is the first time for Team India to give a winning gift to their country on the occasion of Independence Day. That is, what never happened after attaining independence, he is ready to do the Virat Brigade.
Actually, on the current tour of West Indies, Team India will take off for the last match of the ODI series on 14 August. It is believed that the result of this decisive match, which starts at 7 pm (IST), will come only after midnight in Indian time, when the date in the calendar has been changed and August 15 will have started.
Not only will the Indian team go on to win the ODI series 2–0 at the Queens Park Oval ground in Port of Spain, but for the first time they have the chance to convey the good news of victory to the countrymen on 15 August.
Talking about One Day International, this will be the second time when the Indian team will be on the field on 14 August. Earlier on 14 August 1993, India faced Sri Lanka in Moratua, but then they were defeated by 4 wickets.
Let’s know when Team India has played Test matches on August 15 –
– 15-18 August 1936, vs England – Oval
England won by 9 wickets
– 14-19 August 1952, vs England – Oval
– 14-17 August 2001, against Sri Lanka – Gaul
Sri Lanka won by 10 wickets
-15-17 August 2014, vs England – Oval
England won by innings and 244 runs
– 12-15 August 2015, against Sri Lanka – Gaul
Sri Lanka won by 63 runs
Republic Day (January 26): Team India has played these ODIs, T20
Talking about Republic Day (26 January), on this day in 1986 India faced a 36-run defeat against Australia in Adelaide. Once again on 26 January 2000, India was defeated by Australia by 152 runs in the Adelaide ODI, while on 2015, Sydney ODI against Australia was inconclusive.
On 26 January 2016, India defeated Australia by 37 runs in Adelaide at the T20 International. The following year (2017), on January 26, Team India lost to England by 7 wickets in Kanpur.
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