Today, the world celebrates Hindi Diwas, commemorating the adoption of Hindi as one of India’s official languages. It’s worth noting that Hindi is one of the oldest languages in existence. The celebration of Hindi’s rich heritage resonates globally. Furthermore, it’s crucial to acknowledge the profound impact of Hindi commentary in sports.
Hindi commentary has been instrumental in promoting games like cricket, kabaddi, and football in India. It played a pivotal role in shaping the nation’s sports culture. With its dynamic and passionate delivery, it elevated the excitement and fervour of millions of fans. Legendary Hindi commentators like Aakash Chopra, known for insightful analysis, and Navjot Singh Sidhu, renowned for colourful one-liners, etched their names in the annals of cricket commentary, creating iconic moments in the sport.
However, sometimes Hindi commentators have expressed their hilarious reactions with such ease that it has broken the internet for days. Fans and cricket experts have constantly used those lines to remember some iconic moments. So on the auspicious occasion of Hindi Divas, here we are with the top 10 hilarious Hindi commentaries of all time.
Top 10 hilarious Hindi commentaries:
#1. Ye catch itna aasan tha ki Sholay ka Thakur bhi le le – Virender Sehwag
#2. Ballebaj itna bahar nikle ki phle Dhoni ne chai pi phir akhbar padh ke stump kiya – Navjot Singh Sidhu
#3. Toota hai Gaba ka ghamand – Vivek Razdan
#4. Machhar chahe kitni bhi koshish kr le baaz jitna nhi udd skta – Navjot Singh Sidhu
#5. Mushkil to nahi keh skte lekin tough jarur hoga India ke liye – Kapil Dev
#6. Aur Afridi waise hi out huye jaise 17 saalo se ho rahe hai – Shoaib Akhtar
#7. Cooker aur South Africa dono ki pressure me siti baj jaati hai – Navjot Singh Sidhu
#8. Bada jaruri kaam hoga tabhi run nhi liya inhone – Shoaib Akhtar
#9. Pite huye bowler or fate huye collar ki ijjat nhi hoti – Virender Sehwag
#10. Pooran ka Chooran bana diya hai – Aakash Chopra
Role of Hindi commentary in other sports
Hindi has played a vital role in growing games like javelin, football, wrestling, and others in India. It has helped these sports penetrate the farthest parts of the country. Kabaddi, a traditional Indian sport, surged in popularity, partly thanks to electrifying Hindi commentary that vividly brought the fast-paced action to life. Commentators such as Vivek Razdan and Sunil Taneja made Kabaddi accessible to a wider audience, contributing to its rise.
Meanwhile, football, though historically overshadowed by cricket, experienced a resurgence in popularity. With the start of broadcasts in Hindi commentary, it has enabled audiences to engage with the game. Commentators like Surya Yadav and Sudhir Dar made football matches as captivating for Hindi-speaking audiences as any other sport, adding an emotional layer to sports events and creating indelible memories for fans.
On Hindi Diwas, we celebrate not only the language’s rich heritage but also the passionate commentators who made sports an exhilarating experience for millions of Indians. Their voices continue to resonate in the hearts of sports enthusiasts, solidifying their role as integral components of the nation’s sporting tapestry.