IND vs AFG: indian players wearing black armbands..!?

All indian players wore black armbands during the 2024 t20 world cup Super 8 match against Afghanistan. India's first fastest bowler David Johnson passed away today. Because of that, indian players wore black armbands while playing. David Johnson is a fast bowler from Karnataka. In the 1990s, the karnataka team featured some of India's best fast bowlers. David Johnson was also the best fast bowler in the karnataka team. He made his Test debut for the indian team in 1996. He played a total of two Test matches for the indian team. He took three wickets. Not only that, he bowled at 157.8 kmph during his first international Test match against Australia.
Accordingly, he is India's first fastest bowler. However, due to the absence of much technology and social networking sites during that period, his talent remained unknown to the outside world. He has been friends with Javagal Srinath, venkatesh Prasad, and Anil Kumble, who were on the same team when he played for Karnataka. At the age of 52, he fell down the stairs and died. After his death, his friend and indian cricket legend Anil Kumble expressed his grief on social media. Anil Kumble posted a heartwarming post on his pet name, "You Gone Too Soon Benny".
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah also condoled the demise of David Johnson. In the match against Afghanistan, the indian players wore black armbands as per bcci instructions. indian captain rohit sharma won the toss and elected to bat in this match. The indian team batted first. rohit sharma was out after scoring 8 runs off 13 balls. rishabh pant scored 20 runs off 11 balls. indian team added 54 runs for the loss of 2 wickets in 7 overs.

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