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The gentleman's game cricket is no less than a religion in India and people from all walks of life passionately look forward to the cricketers and consider them as idols.
Kids right from their childhood start playing cricket and aim to represent the country on the international stage.
The game of cricket in India transcends religion, class, status or gender and is loved by all.
Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif on Monday tweeted one such video which tells the tale of how popular the game of cricket is.
In the 27-second video, a child can be seen batting as his mother bowls. The child is hardly two- or three-years-old, smashes the plastic ball to the side of a busy road, the boundary.
"Mother bowling, child batting. Just one word - Beautiful": Kaif wrote along with the video which instantly won hearts of the fans.
On Sunday, Kaif had garnered a lot of appreciation on social media after the he posted an image on Twitter with batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who was termed as 'Lord Krishna' in it.
"My Sudama moment with Lord Krishna," the former Uttar Pradesh skipper had captioned the image, drawing huge applause on social media for his humility.
Indo-Asian News Service
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