World Cup 2011: Swara Nightingale and Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar died on Sunday morning. She was admitted to Mumbai’s Kandy Hospital for a long time after her health deteriorated. After his death, two days of national mourning have been declared across the country. Lata Mangeshkar was given the last farewell with full state honors at Shivaji Park in Mumbai. She has made the whole world crazy with her melodious voice, has been a big fan of cricket. Lata Di had a different attachment to the game of cricket. In this episode, today we will tell some such stories of Lata Di, which shows her passion for cricket.
fasted for victory against Pakistan
In the semi-final match of the 2011 World Cup 2011, the Indian team defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by 26 runs to secure a place in the final. And in the final match played at Wankhede, he created history by capturing the World Cup trophy after 28 years by achieving a spectacular victory of 6 wickets against Sri Lanka. In that match against Pakistan (IND vs PAK), Lata Mangeshkar’s favorite great batsman Sachin Tendulkar scored 85 runs in the match. Lata Di kept fast during the entire match to wish for the victory of Team India. After the match, he told,
I was watching the whole match and was in a lot of tension. When India is playing, everyone in my family does something for the team’s victory. I, Meena, and Usha fasted during this match and did not eat anything.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni was Lata Di’s favorite
Lata Mangeshkar used to like Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former great captain of Team India. But once she also got a little angry with Dhoni. In fact, after the close defeat against New Zealand in the semi-final match of the 2019 World Cup, the news of Dhoni’s cricket retirement started coming to the fore. After which Lata Di tweeted on Twitter and wrote for Dhoni,
Dear Dhoni ji, I am hearing these days that you want to retire from the game. Please don’t even think about it. The country needs you and your contribution a lot right now. Please do not even bring the thought of retiring from the game in your mind.
Although Dhoni had said goodbye to international cricket only after 1 year of that.
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