Why Is Team India Wearing Black Armbands On Day 3 Of Rajkot Test

Team India wears black armbands on Day 3 of Rajkot Test in memory of Dattajirao Gaekwad.

Gaekwad, former Indian cricketer and captain, passed away recently. 

Played 11 Tests between 1952 and 1961, leading India in the 1959 England tour. 

Known for defensive skills, powerful drives, and versatility as a fielder. 

BCCI announcement: "#TeamIndia will be wearing black arm bands in memory of Dattajirao Gaekwad." 

Gaekwad held the title of India's oldest living Test cricketer until his recent demise. 

Passed away on a Tuesday morning after a 10-day battle in the ICU of a Baroda hospital.