A baby-faced batsman entered the world of cricket at the age of sixteen and soon changed the face of the game with his exploits with the bat. It was India’s Sachin Tendulkar. When the world almost walked out India for ever winning a yellow metal in an individual event at Olympics, Abhinav Bindra hit the gold at point blank! Post-independence, when the world buzzed at how India crumbled to stand on its own feet, a ‘Flying Sikh’ showed the world that India could not just stand upright but run swiftly – it was the country’s first sports superstar athlete Milkha Singh. Leander Paes, India’s tennis sensation, is the best paradigm for the phrase ‘Age is no limit’. At 41, this old guard became the oldest man to win a Grand slam! In men-dominated sports, one woman had the courage to fight it out. It was boxing legend, five times world champion and Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom. The national game of the country, Hockey may have its highs, but none can be more gratifying than the final match against Netherlands at the 1952 Olympics when Balbir Singh Sr scored a record five goals! He still holds the record for most number of goals scored by an individual in an Olympics’ men hockey final. Do you still need more? If yes, then check this segment and find out about Indian sporting legends, their life and their works.
Virat KohliVirat Kohli
05 November 1988
Cricketer
Sachin TendulkarSachin Tendulkar
24 April 1973
Cricketer

Rohit SharmaRohit Sharma
30 April 1987
Cricketer

The Great KhaliThe Great Khali
27 August 1972
Professional Wrestler

Dinesh KarthikDinesh Karthik
01 June 1985
Cricketer

Saina NehwalSaina Nehwal
17 March 1990
Indian Badminton Star
Sania MirzaSania Mirza
15 November 1986
Indian Tennis Star

Mary KomMary Kom
01 March 1983
 

Prithvi ShawPrithvi Shaw
09 November 1999
Cricketer

Bhuvneshwar KumarBhuvneshwar Kumar
05 February 1990
Cricketer
Milkha SinghMilkha Singh
20 November 1929
Indian track and field athlete

Kapil DevKapil Dev
06 January 1959
Cricketer
Dhyan ChandDhyan Chand
29 August 1905
 

Yuvraj SinghYuvraj Singh
12 December 1981
Cricketer

Shubman GillShubman Gill
08 September 1999
Cricketer
Sandeep SinghSandeep Singh
27 February 1986
Indian Field Hckey Player

P. V. SindhuP. V. Sindhu
05 July 1995
Badminton Player
Viswanathan AnandViswanathan Anand
11 December 1969
Chess Player

Pullela GopichandPullela Gopichand
16 November 1973
Badminton Player

Leander PaesLeander Paes
17 June 1973
Tennis Player
Shikhar DhawanShikhar Dhawan
05 December 1985
Cricketer

Ajinkya RahaneAjinkya Rahane
06 June 1988
Cricketer
Dipika Pallikal KarthikDipika Pallikal Karthik
21 September 1991
Squash Player

Sunil GavaskarSunil Gavaskar
10 July 1949
Cricketer

Suresh RainaSuresh Raina
27 November 1986
Cricketer

Prakash PadukonePrakash Padukone
10 June 1955
Badminton Player
Harbhajan SinghHarbhajan Singh
03 July 1980
Cricketer
Vijender Singh Vijender Singh
29 October 1985
Indian Professional Boxer

Abhinav BindraAbhinav Bindra
28 September 1982
Shooter

M. S. DhoniM. S. Dhoni
07 July 1981
Cricketer

Murali VijayMurali Vijay
01 April 1984
Cricketer
Yogeshwar DuttYogeshwar Dutt
02 November 1982
Wrestler

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Satnam Singh BhamaraSatnam Singh Bhamara
10 December 1995
Basketball Player

Manjot KalraManjot Kalra
15 January 1999
Cricketer

Sushil KumarSushil Kumar
26 May 1983
Wrestler

Anisha PadukoneAnisha Padukone
02 February 1991
Professional Golfer, Sister of Deepika Padukone,
Hardik PandyaHardik Pandya
11 October 1993
Indian cricketer

Jasprit BumrahJasprit Bumrah
06 December 1993
Indian cricketer
Sourav GangulySourav Ganguly
08 July 1972
Cricketer

Yuzvendra ChahalYuzvendra Chahal
23 July 1990
Indian cricketer

Shreyas IyerShreyas Iyer
06 December 1994
Indian cricketer
Kedar JadhavKedar Jadhav
26 March 1985
Indian cricketer

Mohammed ShamiMohammed Shami
09 March 1990
Cricketer
Sunil ChhetriSunil Chhetri
03 August 1984
Association football player

Milind SomanMilind Soman
04 November 1965
Model

King KongKing Kong
15 July 1909
Wrestler

Sanjay ManjrekarSanjay Manjrekar
12 July 1965
Cricketer

Mansoor Ali Khan PataudiMansoor Ali Khan Pataudi
05 January 1941
Cricketer
Kuldeep YadavKuldeep Yadav
16 December 1994
Indian cricketer

Mithali RajMithali Raj
03 December 1982
Cricketer

Virender SehwagVirender Sehwag
20 October 1978
Cricketer

P. T. UshaP. T. Usha
27 June 1964
Athletics competitor
Mohammad AzharuddinMohammad Azharuddin
08 February 1963
Politician, Cricketer

Rahul DravidRahul Dravid
11 January 1973
Cricketer
Raman LambaRaman Lamba
02 January 1960
Cricketer

Ravindra JadejaRavindra Jadeja
06 December 1988
Cricketer

Ravichandran AshwinRavichandran Ashwin
17 September 1985
cricketer
Ambati RayuduAmbati Rayudu
23 September 1985
Cricketer

S. SreesanthS. Sreesanth
06 February 1983
Cricketer
Parthiv PatelParthiv Patel
09 March 1985
Cricketer

Sagarika GhatgeSagarika Ghatge
08 January 1986
Model

Sahil KhanSahil Khan
05 November 1976
Actor
Ishant SharmaIshant Sharma
02 September 1988
Cricketer

Mohammad KaifMohammad Kaif
01 December 1980
Indian cricketer
Zaheer KhanZaheer Khan
07 October 1978
Cricketer

Ravi ShastriRavi Shastri
27 May 1962
cricketer

Anil KumbleAnil Kumble
17 October 1970
Cricketer

Dara SinghDara Singh
19 November 1928
Indian professional wrestler
Gautam GambhirGautam Gambhir
14 October 1981
Cricketer
Cheteshwar PujaraCheteshwar Pujara
25 January 1988
Cricketer

Manish PandeyManish Pandey
10 September 1989
Cricketer

Navjot Singh SidhuNavjot Singh Sidhu
20 October 1963
Politician, Cricketer

Sanju SamsonSanju Samson
11 November 1994
Cricketer
Rahul BoseRahul Bose
27 July 1967
Actor

Mahesh BhupathiMahesh Bhupathi
07 June 1974
Tennis player

M. S. K. PrasadM. S. K. Prasad
24 April 1975
Indian cricketer

Vijay AmritrajVijay Amritraj
14 December 1953
Actor, Tennis player, Sports journalist, Tennis

Irfan PathanIrfan Pathan
27 October 1984
Cricketer
Ajay JadejaAjay Jadeja
01 February 1971
Cricketer

Rajyavardhan Singh RathoreRajyavardhan Singh Rathore
29 January 1970
Politician
Wasim JafferWasim Jaffer
16 February 1978
Cricketer

Chetan SharmaChetan Sharma
 

Mohinder AmarnathMohinder Amarnath
24 September 1950
Cricketer
Shardul ThakurShardul Thakur
16 October 1991
Indian cricketer

Rajdeep SardesaiRajdeep Sardesai
24 May 1965
News presenter, Author, Cricketer, Journalist
Washington SundarWashington Sundar
05 October 1999
Indian cricketer

Krishnamachari SrikkanthKrishnamachari Srikkanth
21 December 1959
Cricketer

Javagal SrinathJavagal Srinath
31 August 1969
Cricketer

Roger BinnyRoger Binny
19 July 1955
Cricketer
Vinod KambliVinod Kambli
18 January 1972
Cricketer

Puneet IssarPuneet Issar
06 November 1959
Actor
Dinesh MongiaDinesh Mongia
17 April 1977
Cricketer

Sanjay BangarSanjay Bangar
11 October 1972
Indian cricketer
Umesh YadavUmesh Yadav
25 October 1987
Cricketer

Rohan GavaskarRohan Gavaskar
20 February 1976
Cricketer
Syed KirmaniSyed Kirmani
29 December 1949
Cricketer