Watch: Indian cricket team singing National Anthem will have you in goosebumps
After the anthem, Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first
Team India is playing its 500th Test match as it takes on New Zealand on Thurday in Kanpur.
Ahead of the match, all the Test captains including Sachin Tendulkar were present at the match venue.
Dignitaries like Rajeev Shukla and BCCI President Anurag Thakur were also in attendance.
It is customary that national anthems of both the teams are played before a match begins.
This time it was different for India as the makers of modern Indian cricket were present in the stadium to sing the National Anthem in the honour of the beloved nation they represent.
Captain Virat Kohli and the rest of the team sang National Anthem along with the entire stadium. And this is the best thing you would watch today.
Watch the video and swell in pride.
After the anthem, Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first.
India in its historic 500th Test is playing with six batsmen, two fast bowlers and two spinners while the visiting New Zealand are playing with three spinners and two fast bowlers.
India has won 10 tests under Kohli’s captaincy.
New Zealand : Martin Guptill, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson (captain), Ross Taylor, Luke Ronchi, BJ Watling (wicket keeper), Mitchell Santner, Mark Craig, Neil Wagner, Ish Sodhi, Trent Boult
India: Murli Vijay, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (captain), Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha (wicket keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami.
(With IANS inputs)