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04/22/2020. In the spectrum of Indian cricket, the jersey No.10 holds a more significant position than any other number, as it was once donned by the legendary Sachin Tendulkar. Ever since his retirement, in 2013, the same jersey No. was worn by just one Indian player, before being eventually retired by BCCI.
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10 – The most iconic jersey number in cricket Mahendra Singh Dhoni wears the number 7 jersey for team India, while retired Legend Sachin Tendulkar wore the coveted jersey no. 10 in all the formats.
When you see a certain jersey number, your thoughts immediately turn to the player who owns it (or used to wear it) and the influence they had on the team and the game. When it comes to Indian cricket, numbers like 99, 45, 18, 07, and 10 have become synonymous with some of the country’s best players.
Tendulkar made the jersey number 10 significant in cricket, otherwise, it is a popular shirt number in football. Tendulkar was the first Indian cricketer to wear number 10 jersey. Initially, he used to wear the 99 number later switched to the number 10 and made popular in the cricket scenario.
Sachin Tendulkar walked the pitches wearing number 10 and created history in his 26-year long career. In India, every kid knows the number 10 and in fact, nobody in Indian cricket after Sachin’s retirement has worn that jersey, except the Shardul Thakur controversy. There are several stories circulating which predicts why number 10?
Currently, jersey number 18 is allotted to Virat Kohli, jersey number 45 to Rohit Sharma and number 7 to Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Sachin Tendulkar: Sachin Tendulkar's jersey number was 10 that was chosen by himself because it was lucky for him.
After that, the number on the shirts also came up. The name and Cricket Jersey number of each player’s shirts started to be seen. After that, there were a number of players whose cricket numbers were very famous. As the number 10 due to Shahid Afridi and Sachin Tendulkar became very famous.