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 Here’s a brief look at how cricketers excelled at friends off the field. (Photo Credits: Getty Images)

Friendship Day 2019 is around the corner as this year it will be celebrated on August 4. Friendship Day is celebrated annually across the globe on the first Sunday of August. They say if you have you are lucky, and if you have many, you have a treasure. It is not just the on-field chemistry between two sportspersons that matters, but also how their camaraderie is off-the-field. Happy World Friendship Day 2019 Wishes: WhatsApp Stickers, GIF Image Messages, Facebook Photos, Quotes and Greeting Cards to Send on This Special Day of Friendship.

Indian cricket has seen a lot of such amazing friendships over the years. Many of them have been friendship goals for youngsters, and given how the stalwarts managed their personal and professional lives in tandem, is something that is more commendable.

As Friendship Day this year nears, we at LatestLY bring you some of the most-prolific friendships that we have seen in Indian cricket in the last couple of decades. Here’s a brief look at how they made partnerships on the field, and how they excelled at friends off the field. Ahead of Friendship Day 2019, Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli Share Their Childhood Photo and Memories on Twitter.

1. Sachin Tendulkar – Sourav Ganguly

One of the most-decorated opening pairs in World Cricket, both Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly have been great friends over the years. To remember them smacking the bowlers around the park together gives a different level of chills altogether.

2. Rahul Dravid – VVS Laxman

A lot of us remember them together for their mammoth match-winning partnership against Australia where Laxman scored career-defining innings of 281 runs. A legend says the chemistry of the duo of Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman was so amazing that they used to discuss household activities on the field. Isn’t that cool? Friendship Day 2019 Hindi Wishes: WhatsApp Stickers, Dosti Shayari, GIF Image Greetings, SMS and Quotes to Wish Happy Friendship Day.

3. MS Dhoni – Yuvraj Singh

One of the most-prolific finishing-pairs of the Indian team, both MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh have successfully finished a lot of games for the Indian team. The duo shared an amazing bonding on the field which also reflected in their batting performances, resulting in stitching match-winning partnerships.

4. Gautam Gambhir – Virender Sehwag

Hailing from Delhi, the dashing duo of Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir shared a stupendous friendship over the years, and still continue to do so. Both played for Delhi together and perhaps that helped their bond go stronger. Who doesn’t remember Sehwag being all fiery at one end and Gambhir anchoring the innings from other?

5. Virat Kohli – Shikhar Dhawan

Not many know that Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan are great friends too. Not just them, but their wives bond well off-the-field too. The Punjabi connection between the two, and the fact that they are playing together for Delhi since their Ranji days seem to be the secret of their friendship. Friendship Day Images & HD Wallpapers for Free Download Online: Wish Happy Friendship Day 2019 With Beautiful GIF Greetings & WhatsApp Sticker Messages.

6. KL Rahul – Hardik Pandya

Both KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya have been good friends for over a long time. The mid-life crisis that they went through after the Koffee With Karan controversy, haven’t deterred them to being friends after the episode. The duo has shared quite a few photographs on multiple occasions after it, showing signs of how strong they are going.

7. Rohit Sharma – Yuzvendra Chahal

Rohit Sharma and Yuzvendra Chahal are the latest to join the list. Their camaraderie on social media is very humourous. The trio – yes, Rohit Sharma’s wife Ritika Sajdeh – seems to be as much as a part of this group when it comes to friendship. There have been a lot of instances in the recent past that suggests the Rohit Sharma and Yuzvendra Chahal are friendship goals for Generation Z.

Friendships in sports have a lot of time been underrated, mainly due to its basic nature, i.e. being competitive, and better than the rest. However, the examples above are more than a testimony to the fact that friendship is a step above everything. Do share your friendship tales in the comments section below.