In their first One-Day International against the West Indies, members of the Indian men’s cricket squad are wearing the black armband to commemorate the death of great vocalist Lata Mangeshkar.

The Indian cricket team is wearing a black armband in the first One-Day International against the West Indies to honour the late singer Lata Mangeshkar, who died on Sunday. On February 6th, Lata Mangeshkar passed away. On January 8, she was taken to Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital after testing positive for Covid-19.

Over the last few weeks, she has been receiving treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Her health has deteriorated after showing signs of improvement previously. Regrettably, she died away today, leaving the entire country in mourning.

“Today, the Indian cricket team is wearing black armbands to pay tribute to Bharat Ratna Smt. Lata Mangeshkar Ji passed away on Sunday morning. Lata didi, the Queen of Music, adored cricket and was a staunch supporter of Team India “On Sunday, the BCCI sent out a tweet.

When the Indian cricket team took the field against the West Indies in the series opener at the picturesque Narendra Modi Stadium on Sunday, they made history by becoming the first team to play the 1000th ODI.

“As we play the 1000th ODI, it will be a historic occasion. I’d like to congratulate everyone who has contributed to this long journey. It will be an honour to lead the team in that game, and it will be a privilege to lead the boys. Over the years, our journey has been fantastic. With so many players attempting to put their best foot forward, we will also attempt to raise the bar “Rohit stated in a video on BCCI.TV.