Indian players are sporting black armbands in Super 8 clash vs Afghanistan, here’s why


Team India are carrying black armbands in the Super 8 clash towards Afghanistan in Barbados.

The Indian cricket group, led by Rohit Sharma, is presently competing in the T20 World Cup 2024 Super 8 match towards Afghanistan. They are carrying black armbands in honor of the late former India quick bowler, David Johnson, who tragically handed away on Thursday, June 20. 

Johnson’s premature loss of life occurred after he fell from the 4th flooring of the SLV Paradise condo in Bengaluru. He was 52 years outdated on the time of his passing. The group pays tribute to his reminiscence by carrying these armbands as a mark of respect for his contributions to the game.

Renowned cricketers similar to Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar paid their respects on X. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) launched a press release on its social media platform, asserting that Team India might be donning black armbands at present in honor of the late former Indian quick bowler, David Johnson, who handed away on Thursday.

David Johnson was born on October 16, 1971. He had a short however impactful profession as a world Indian cricketer, gaining recognition for his quick bowling talents. Johnson represented the Indian cricket group in two Test matches in 1996, making his debut towards Australia. Despite exhibiting promise and spectacular tempo, he confronted challenges with consistency and accidents, limiting his alternatives on the worldwide stage.

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Nilesh Desai
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