Indian captain Ajinkya Rahane is known for his sportsmanship. As captain, he has always respected the opposing team and every time he does something that proves how important is sportsmanship for Rahane. After a historic win in Australia, Rahane arrived in Mumbai on Thursday morning where he was strongly welcomed. Rahane arrived at the house amid drums, red carpet and a splash of flowers. Fans and fans who came to welcome him had brought a special cake but Rahane refused to cut it. Knowing the reason behind his refusal, you will be convinced that the importance of sportsmanship is important for Rahane both on and off the field.
Rahane did not like the kangaroo on the cake
Rahane’s neighbors made vigorous preparations to welcome him. Before the quarantine, fans celebrated with them fiercely outside the house. A red carpet was laid for Rahane inside the society. Fans were shouting slogans of ‘Ala Re Ala, Ajinkya Rahane Ala’ during this time. When Rahane reached the compound, there was a cake on which a kangaroo was made which was made to show the defeat of Australia but Rahane did not like it. He did not want to insult the opposing team. In such a situation, he refused to cut the cake and said that it should be distributed.
Likewise, the heart of fans has won
Rahane captained the Test match against Afghanistan. This was Afghanistan’s first Test match. After the match was over, when all the Indian players were photographed with the trophy, then captain Ajinkya Rahane called the players of the Afghan team to join the picture, showing sportsmanship. At the same time, despite defeating Australia on his own land, Nathan Lyon honored him by giving him a gift for his special achievements.