The match was played at Eden Gardens between the English Calcutta Cricket Club and the Bengali-speaking Town Club. In the historic match, Narendranath dominated the field, took 7 wickets in a row.
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti 2022: Wake up and fight until you attract attention. The bigger the fight, the more glorious the victory will be.Swami Vivekananda) He has many quotes, thoughts, that always inspire you. Today is his birthday and on this occasion National Youth Day is celebrated throughout the country.National Youth Day) Is celebrated.
Swami Vivekananda is considered an ideal in the country and in the world. An influencer, speaker, scholar, inspirational personality, writer, lyricist, patriot, and many more.
At that time, he was known as the young Narendra Nath Datta. Among the young people, Vivekananda was interested not only in cricket, but also in football, boxing and fighting. According to the New Indian Express, Swami Vivekananda was a good cricketer.
He was an all-rounder in cricket, and even the younger generation, influenced by his ideals and ideas, remained ignorant of this in his life. So, let us discover the brilliant performance of Swami Vivekananda as the cricketer Narendranath.
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According to a report, Swami Vivekananda had a great impact on British cricket.
At that time, Calcutta was the capital of the country. This is the story of the 1980s, almost twenty years after the creation of the Garden of Eden. Narendranath was a member of the Town Cricket Club at the time and paid close attention to his fitness.
The cricket texts in British India were entertained. Along with the British, the game also became popular in India and in different parts of the country. Many cricket clubs were started in Calcutta and young people began to participate in the game. In a game played at Eden Gardens, Calcutta, Narendranath had eliminated seven English batters.
How did Vivekananda get to cricket?
Before we get into the details of this match, let’s back up a bit and understand a few things. The Calcutta Cricket Club was founded by the British in 1792. It is the oldest cricket club in British India. According to The Bridge, the second cricket club in Calcutta was formed in 1884. It was built by the Bengali brothers and named the Town Club. Math teacher Sharad Ranjan Ray also participated in it. He was the older brother of Satyajit Ray’s grandfather, Upendra Kishor, and he was also a capable player. They formed the club with the intention of defeating the English in their traditional game.
The cricket club reportedly involved various sectors of society. At that time in British India, national sentiments were more prevalent in the minds of young people. Vivekananda was a young man full of nationalistic sentiments and had the ability to influence other young people. Hemchandra Ghosh, a freedom fighter at the time, asked Narendranath about playing cricket. Vivekananda’s hitting was also excellent.
The deadly support of Narendranath’s bowling pins drove the British back.
The match between Calcutta Cricket Club and Town Club was played at Eden Gardens. In this historic match, while playing for the Town Club cricket team, Narendranath literally overwhelmed the British players. In this match, Ghosh advised Vivekananda to focus on his bowling game. After this, Vivekananda literally performed in the field. He struck out seven English batters in a row.
The important thing is that the English had 20 runs and their 7 wickets behind at that time. His entire entrance was ruined. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving office.
As a cricketer, he did not continue with his innings, but instead dedicated his entire life to the nation and raised awareness. Following the ideals, he became a great thinker. He made the country’s youth aware and spread the message of humanity throughout the world.