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IND vs WI: Indian players tied black band in honor of Lata Mangeshkar

By Kaif - February 6, 2022 - Last updated on Feb 06, 2022 07:22 PM IND vs WI: Indian players tied black band in honor of Lata Mangeshkar

Image Source: BCCI Twitter

IND vs WI: Indian players sport black band in honor of Lata Mangeshkar during 1st ODI against West Indies

The Indian cricket team is wearing a black armband in the first ODI against West Indies to condole the demise of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Sunday. Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday, February 6th. She was admitted to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital on January 8 after she tested positive for Covid-19.

She was under treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) over the past couple of weeks. After showing signs of improvement recently, her health condition deteriorated. Unfortunately, she passed away today, leaving the entire nation in a state of grief.

The Indian Cricket Team

"The Indian Cricket Team is wearing black armbands today to pay their respects to Bharat Ratna Smt. Lata Mangeshkar Ji left for her heavenly abode on Sunday morning. The queen of melody, Lata didi loved cricket, always supported the game, and backed Team India," the BCCI tweeted on Sunday.

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The official Twitter account of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) condoled the demise of the legendary singer, writing, “The BCCI joins the nation in mourning the loss of Bharat Ratna Smt. Lata Mangeshkar ji. The queen of melody enthralled the country for decades. An avid follower of the game and an ardent supporter of Team India, she helped create awareness using music as a medium.”

Tendulkar, Kohli lead Indian cricket fraternitys tributes for legendary singer

Virat Kohli Tweet

“Deeply saddened to hear about the demise of Lata Ji. Her melodious songs touched millions of people around the world. Thank you for all the music and the memories. My deepest condolences to the family & the loved ones" wrote Kohli.

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Sachin Tendulkar Tweet

"I consider myself fortunate to have been a part of Lata Didi’s life. She always showered me with her love and blessings. With her passing away, a part of me feels lost too. She’ll always continue to live in our hearts through her music,

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