Kolkata and cricket are remembered as Black Day on March 13. World Cup semifinal match was played on the historic Eden Gardens. Sri Lanka had lost Jayasuriya and Kaluwitharana's wickets in the first over in a dangerous form. Despite that, Sri Lanka had set a target of 252 against India, thanks to the good innings of Arvind D'Sillah. In the second innings, the wickets of Eden Gardens were answered and India lost eight wickets for 120 runs. After this, seeing the defeat of India, cricket lovers raged in such a way that the match could not be completed.
On that day, the Indian batsmen surrendered before Sri Lankan bowlers. Sachin Tendulkar, who scored 65 runs, was seen showing the ability to counter the opposition bowlers only. A ball from Jayasuriya fell on Sachin's pads and instead stopped behind the wicket to stop the wicketkeeper. Sachin did not have an idea. He ran to pick runs and Kaluwitharana scattered the stump. With the dismissal of Sachin, Indian hope also got broken.
Apart from Sachin, another Mumbaikar Sanjay Manjrekar scored 25 runs, while his childhood friend Vinod Kambli was unbeaten on 20, only then the audience started fluttering. The audience started throwing bottles in the stadium. In just a few minutes the organisms increased so much that the chairs were handed over to the fire.
Match referee Clive Lloyd declared Sri Lanka victorious if the entire exercise of explaining the audience failed. Kambli returned to the pavilion with tears in his eyes. When the umpires had ruled in favor of Sri Lanka. (If you liked this news then please do it and share it. You can also follow me for such interesting news.