Cricket has been greatly admired and one of the most popular games in India. The jersey comes in two different shades of Royal blue which is separated by Tri-colored stripes of the Indian flag. An ardent cricket lover would notice the three stars above the BCCI logo on the front of the Indian Cricket Team Jersey. This brings to a question, What does those three stars refer to?

If you are a keen observer and a true football fan, then you might have notice the printed stars on the prominent football playing nations. The Brazilian national soccer team’s jersey has five stars above its emblem. Similarly, the Italian soccer team’s jersey has four stars inside its emblem.

Still wondering, what these stars represent?

Wait no more, we have digged down and got the answer for you.

So, these stars represent the number of World Cups a team has won in its history. Brazil won the FIFA World Cup in the year 1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, and 2002 while Italy won in the year 1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006. Therefore, the jerseys of the Brazilian team and Italian team have five and four stars respectively.

Coming to three stars of Indian Cricket Team Jersey, the team has won three World Cup has three stars above the BCCI emblem. Indian team has won the ODI World Cup in 1983 and 2011 and maiden T20 World Cup in the year 2007.

Virat Kohli’s Statement to Sportswallah

“I know there’s a billion-plus hope always riding on our team. That’s why I try to play with responsibility and with respect to the team’s needs. The pressure’s always on, so my focus has to be too. I feel really proud – for me the Three Stars on the jersey represents what the Indian team is today and how much they have achieved. I feel really honoured to be a part of a team that has won three World cup”

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