Cricket is one sport which has hooked every Indian, irrespective of gender, and that’s what was evident at FICCCI Ladies Organisation’s meeting with the cricket legends, Kapil Dev & Madan Lal.
A candid interaction with the stalwarts bringing alive the nostalgic moments of cricket and its stars. Moving down the memory lane with them and reliving the moment when Indian cricket team won their first Cricket World Cup with Kapil Dev hitting a magnificent 175 leading India to victory. Those were the moments of goose bumps for every Indian who witnessed the match, led by Captain Kapil Dev into the fairy-tale like victory. The moderator of the event was renowned sports anchor, Vikrant Gupta, Senior Executive Editor, Aaj Tak .
Both the superstars emphasised on promoting sports among the youth. While Mada sais, it makes them strong and helps in overall development, Kapil said that Sports teaches them the biggest lesson of the life, that you lose some, and you win some. It makes you accept failure as well as success.
Sharing his mantra, Kapil said to believe in yourself and always be positive and thankful for what you have and keep working hard , success will surely be achieved.
“We are truly privileged to be a part of your stories, that matter to each one of us Indians, these are stories that we tell our kids to inspire the youth of the country. As legendary cricket icons, you are a huge source of inspiration for today’s youth and have been a strong advocate for bringing about transformative changes to the future of the country, by empowering youth through sports”, said Harjind Kaur Talwar, President, FLO
The gathering was mesmerised to hearing the journey of Cricket’s superstars and reliving those historical moments on the cricket grounds with them.