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5 Greatest Comebacks After Injury in Indian Cricket History


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Time and again history has taught us all from the experiences of some great cricketers that life isn’t easy for all and will never be. From top to bottom, everyone in their life has seen the good’s and the bad’s of life, but overcoming that failure is something that should always be one’s attitude.

On the same note, in this article, we’ll throw light upon such personalities in cricket who swam against the tides and made their names in the 5 best comebacks after injury in Indian cricket history.

  1. Sachin Tendulkar – The first in the list we bring to you is the one and only and master-blaster of Indian cricket, Sachin Tendulkar. Those who don’t know, considered as the god of cricket, himself faced a challenge in his life when his career at one point was taken as over. This story comes from the year 2004, when the legend faced a tennis elbow injury and was so serious that he wasn’t able to lift up his bat and had to go to London for its treatment. Once after the surgery, and proper rehabilitation, the legend made a comeback stronger and during the DLF Cup tri series in 2006 in Kuala Lumpur in which the remaining two teams were West Indies and Australia.
Sachin Tendulkar -(twitter)

  1. Hardik Pandya – The most recent injury and a comeback someone is interested in, is the real story of Hardik Pandya. The easy-going Hardik’s life was on track when in 2018 he suffered a serious back injury which almost ended his career. But after recovering from the injury, he tried making a comeback in the 2019 IPL tournament, but unfortunately the back injury re-surfaced again for which he had to go to the UK and get the surgery done. After this he was straight seen in 2021 where he made a comeback, not a stronger one but did. His major turn came when he was selected to lead the newly formed IPL team, Gujarat Titans, and lo and behold, the new captain made the comeback with flying colours by not only winning the 2022 tournament but also proving his mettle with bat and bowl.
Hardik Pandya (Twitter)

  1. Yuvraj Singh – The most prolific figure in his time, Yuvraj was a name that every Indian would rely upon when it came to match winning innings but as mentioned above this article/blog is about the 5 best comebacks after injury in Indian cricket history, so our story begins as when the cricketer being part of the T20 world cup tournament took part in the ICC world cup in 2011, later the world cup series he was diagnosed with cancer and was continuously vomiting blood but displaying his warrior spirit, he played till the end the the rest is history. Later the cricketer got treated and made a recovery with flying colors as on the field.
Yuvraj Singh (Twitter)
  1. Zaheer Khan – The cricketer who married the most beautiful woman of his life, Sagarika Ghatge, an Indian actress and model also faced the most difficult moment in life when the pacer was surrounded by series of injuries in his life out of which the famous one was the 2008 shoulder injury, but when he made a comeback in 2011 during the ICC world cup, the results were astonishing.
Zaheer Khan- (Twitter)
  1. Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi – Now the name we are revealing is a name most of the youngsters especially will not recall but let us tell you, Mansoor Ali Khan Patuadi, the former cricketer of the Indian national team, is also the father of the famous movie actor Saif Ali Khan. Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, was known for his fearsome cricketing style. The cricketing career of the cricketer almost came to a halt when he lost his right eye in a car accident, when he was just 20 years of age. But even after this he made a striking comeback in the team played 46 test matches, and scored 2793 runs out of it. His last game was against West Indies in a home series and he took his last breath in 2011.
Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi (Pinterest)

Salute to these cricketers who not only played for themselves but selflessly dedicated their lives towards nations most admired sport, ‘The Cricket’.


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