Team India honour Indian Armed Force week by sporting Flag Badge in Delhi Test - Watch Video

Ahead of the game, all the players gathered for the National Anthem where all them were spotted donning the badge of Indian Armed Forces

The Virat Kohli led Indian Cricket Team took on Sri Lanka in the third and the last Test at Feroz Shah Kotla in Delhi on December 2. During the match, the Indian players sported the Armed Forces Flag badges on their Test jersey to support the Armed Forces Week. The Indian cricketers will be putting this badge throughout the Delhi Test as a token of honour.

The campaign has been started by the Central Minister of Defence, Nirmala Sitharaman. She has urged the entire nation to come forward and join the Armed Forces Week from December 1st to 7th. India will be commemorating the Indian Army by celebrating the Armed Forces Flag day on Thursday, 7th December.

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Ahead of the game, all the players gathered for the National Anthem where all them were spotted donning the badge of Indian Armed Forces.

Here’s the video:

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The Indin cricket board also shared a photo on their official Twitter handle. Here’s the tweet:

Earlier today, India won the Toss and elected to bat first. After losing two quick wickets in the first session, Murali Vijay and skipper Virat Kohli frustrated the Lankan bowlers a lot. Murali Vijay went on to score his 11th Test century while the Indian captain got another in the third session. It was his 20th in Tests and 52nd International. Kohli became the fastest batsmen to get 16,000 international runs after surpassing his idol, Sachin Tendulkar.

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