New Delhi, Sep 22: As Indian cricket team is playing their 500th Test match at Kanpur's Green Park Stadium, former and veteran India players could not hide their emotions on the historic feat.
Team India is playing 500th Test match since it started playing the game 80 years back. 285 players have represented the country in 499 Test matches. (Photo Gallery)
The team played its first ever Test when it was a British colony in 1932 but over the years, has established itself as a force in world cricket. (Honoured to Captain India: Kohli)
Several former and veteran India cricketers turned emotional and took to Twitter to express their emotions on the historic feat and thanked God for being a part of the Indian team.
Here's who said what:
Wishing Indn Crkt the very best in 500th Test-quite a journey this-pl make it memorable w/clean positive display & w/spirit o Crkt intact!!!
Wishing Indn Crkt the very best in 500th Test-quite a journey this-pl make it memorable w/clean positive display & w/spirit o Crkt intact!!!— Bishan Bedi (@BishanBedi) September 22, 2016
Indian players have hit many centuries but India will hit a memorable 5th century on Sept 22. Let’s rock in #500thTest#@bcci#kanpur— Suresh Raina (@ImRaina) September 21, 2016
India#500thTest @ Kanpur 2016— Mohandas Menon (@mohanstatsman) September 22, 2016