After the fixing scandal in 2000.Indian cricket was completely shattered and were in dire situations. It had to be built from the scratch. Core of the team completely needed a reboot. Fortunately India not only did bounce back but also came stronger than ever. Sourav Ganguly has to be attributed for the majority of success. He came for forward when no one dared to lead the side. They were 5 people in the squad who were integral part of the side in the next decade.
Names of the fab five are
- Rahul Dravid
- Anil kumble
- VVS Laxman
Sachin tendulkar is the most revered cricket in Cricketing circuit. He is the third to reach 10,000runs in test cricket. He first came into lime light after his partnership with his best friend Vinod Kambli at school level cricket. Sachin Tendulkar also adopted a village in Nellore, Andhra pradesh. Sachin is considered as cricketing god in India.
VVS Laxman is famously known for his innings at Eden gardens, Kolkata. His partnership with Dravid is considered as one of the best partnerships in test cricket. Laxman was very good especially against Aussies, Who are impetus force at that time.VVS laxman has finished MBBS and is a doctor. After his retirement to cricket, He took up the role o commentary. it has to be said that commentry is not his cup of tee. He is currently the mentor of IPL champion side Sun Risers Hyderabad. Laxman is the native of Hyderbad.
Nickname of Anil kumble is Jumbo.He is the second bowler in cricket to pick 10 wickets in an innings. What is more special is , his spell came against India’s arch rivals Pakistan. First man in history to take a10 wickets in an innings is Jim Laker .Anil Kumble is current coach of team India