Previous India cricketers Virender Sehwag and Diana Edulji were enlisted into the ICC Lobby of Acclaim on Monday alongside previous Sri Lanka star Aravinda de Silva. Sehwag was a fear for bowlers during his playing days due to his going after approach. He assumed a pivotal part in giving flying beginnings to India, be it in ODIs or in Test Cricket. Then again, Edulji assumed a significant part as a pioneer for ladies’ cricketers in India for a long time.
“I might want to thank the ICC and the jury for enlisting me with this honor,” Sehwag said as cited by ICC.
“I feel very thankful for having spent an extraordinary piece of my life doing what I cherished most, ‘raising a ruckus around town ball’.
“I might likewise want to thank my family, companions, individuals I played with, and endless individuals who appealed to God for me benevolently.”
Left-arm conventional spinner Edulji, who took in excess of 100 wickets for India, additionally communicated her joy on being congratulated with the honor.
“At the start, I might want to thank the ICC and the Jury for having chosen me to be enlisted in the ICC Lobby Of Acclaim 2023,” Edulji said.
“It for sure is a significant privilege to be the main Indian Ladies Cricketer to be drafted and join a cosmic system of cricketers, male and female from across the world.
“I’m really glad to be considered for this honor. It’s not just a pleased second for me, my loved ones yet in addition for BCCI and Indian Ladies’ Cricket.”