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Inaugural India Cricket Heroes Held At Lords Cricket Ground To Commend The Very Best Of Global Indian Cricket Excellence

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Jyothi Venkatesh

India Cricket Heroes (ICH), an initiative by RP Sanjiv Goenka Group, Cornerstone and Star Sports, saw the Indian national team, an array of cricket legends, Bollywood celebrities and UK TV personalities walk the ‘gold’ carpet at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. The debuting event recognised the very best of Indian professional cricket around the world in a ceremony to reward, reflect and rejoice the heroes of the game and is set to become an annual event. Legendary cricketers including The Indian national team, world class batsman andman of the tournament at ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Yuvraj Singh and Indian 1983 ICC Cricket World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev were all in attendance ahead of the kick off of the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in the UK amongst others.

The exclusive ‘gold’ carpet event saw eminent cricket legends, international TV, film and sports stars and business stalwarts in attendance to recognise the best Indian cricket performers from around the world. Indian Cricket Heroes, an initiative by RP Sanjiv Goenka Group, Cornerstone Founder Bunty Sajdeh and Star Sports, is a recognition platform which aims to elevate the stature of cricket by recognising and rewarding Indian cricketers around the world. ICH will be held annually in different countries, with the inauguration taking place in London ahead of the 2019 ICC World Cup.

1983 ICC World Cup winning Captain Kapil Dev and Sanjiv Goenka were the co-chairs of the awards jury who attended the event along with jury members sports statistician Mohandas Menon, Ex-Indian Women’s Cricket Captain and Commentator Anjum Chopra, Commentator Ayaz Memon, World Class off-spinner Harbhajan Singh and former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif. The event was hosted by Farhan Akhtar and his girl friend television personality Shibani Dhandekar. Attendees included the entire Indian National team, former England cricketer Isa Guha, world class batsman andman of the tournament at ICC Cricket World Cup 2011Yuvraj Singh, sports presenters Seema Jaswal and Manish Bhasin, British TV actress Jasmin Walia, singer and Miss India Scotland Rameet Sandhu,international music producer Naughty BoyDiana Penty who recently attended the Cannes Film Festival for Chophard, Aditi Rao Hydari,  Rajkummar Rao, Britain’s wealthiest person Gopichand Hinduja,Executive Vice-President Star TV Network Sanjog Gupta, and British Member of Parliament Jo Johnson.Indian Cricket Heroes saw the host of VIP guests and sports stars enjoy a ‘gold’ carpet welcome and champagne reception before the awards were announced. The event was interspersed with a live charity auction where guests were able to bid for money-can’t-buy experiences and iconic gifts for charity.

Shibani Dhandekar
Shibani Dhandekar
Jasmin Walia
Jasmin Walia
Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha
Rajkummar Rao and Patralekha
Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli, Sanjiv Goenka & Preeti Goenka
Indian Cricket Captain Virat Kohli, Sanjiv Goenka & Preeti Goenka
Preeti Goenka and Sanjiv Goenka
Preeti Goenka and Sanjiv Goenka
Harbhajan Singh
Harbhajan Singh
Manish Bhasin
Manish Bhasin
Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Vijay Shankar, Dinesh Karthik, Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya
Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Vijay Shankar, Dinesh Karthik, Shikhar Dhawan and Hardik Pandya
Kuldeep Yadav
Kuldeep Yadav
Farhan Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar
KL Rahul
KL Rahul
Diana Penty
Diana Penty
Kapil Dev, Lord Paul, Teji Singh founder of Sterling Media
Kapil Dev, Lord Paul, Teji Singh founder of Sterling Media
Bunty Sajdeh and Yuvraj Singh
Bunty Sajdeh and Yuvraj Singh
Jo Johnson
Jo Johnson
Anjum Chopra
Anjum Chopra
Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah
Aditi Rao Hydari
Aditi Rao Hydari
Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal

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